“Arriale is putting the heart back into jazz.” The London Times
“The poet laureate of her generation… a stunning composer and prolific recording artist who has followed her muse without compromise.” Jazz Police
“ Arriale’s brilliant musicianship places her among the top jazz pianists of the day.” The New York Times
“Stunning piano work. Few recordings touch the soul. Smart, elegant, and muscular, her expert technique never dilutes the music’s emotional impact.” JAZZIZ
“She and her musicians seemed to be inventing out of a shared metabolism.” The Boston Globe
“This sound comes straight from the spirit. Arriale displays a devotion to melodic and harmonic nuances many artists ignore. She holds the audience spellbound.” Jazz Improv
“She achieves a special, deep connection with her audience, and the energy flows both ways. Arriale’s emotional authenticity allows her audience to feel and think along with her.” JazzTimes
“A singular voice as a pianist and leader … a powerhouse. Haunting, gorgeous - she has a knack for finding a song’s heart.” Downbeat Magazine
“…the finest American trio on the loose at the moment.” The Sunday Times – London
“Can you really teach jazz? In the space of three hours, Arriale laid my mind to rest. She possesses that rare gift of reducing complex and intangible issues to inspirational basics.” The London Times
“A powerful pianist.” JazzTimes
Welcome to my new website; thanks for visiting! I have a new release on Motema Music called ‘Solo.’ I’m continuing to enjoy the process of exploring the world of playing improvised music in a solo context– there are infinite possibilities.
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