The first tune on this CD was written as a lullaby the night before the US started bombing Baghdad. The language is made-up. Quotes and reviews . . . '. . . stark and haunting . . .' Nate Chenin, New York Times '. . . not competing for space . . . The aural equivalent of a flower breaking through the sun-drenched earth.' Richard Kamins, The Hartford Courant '. . . interesting and beautiful . . .' Tessa Souter, All About Jazz '. . a supple and expressive mezzo which winds itself through the most intimate twists and turns of the refined harmonies, freely exploring the open zones between composition and improvisation, manifesting itself warmly and sincerely, unpretentiously, without sharpness or shrillness . . . Vincenzo Roggero.