"One of the most eclectic and versatile trombonists to come out of the British jazz
"A powerful mixture of African grooves, blustery free jazz and bursts of driving
"A seamless mix that shows a sure feel for pop and the reaching thrust at the core
of great jazz. Assured, hungry and innovative."
"Full of warmth, humour, variety and attractive tunes. She combines traditional attributes
of the jazz trombone, such as slides and vocal effects, with multi- tracking to produce
a fascinating range of sounds."
"The kind of delicate, exposed, ballad trombone playing that separates the women
from the girls."
"Space age themes,a rock influenced funk beast,impressive soloists... one of the
most individual and cohesive bands currently touring the jazz circuit."
"Sharp musicians are encouraged to converse in attractive settings drawn from African
townships jive, funk, blues and straight ahead jazz with a kink in it."
"Emphatically rootsy and full of fat licks."
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
"Whitehead's own playing is impeccable, her tone greatly expressive and her band