"The kind of smooth, urbane voice that fits Porter to a tee... Leonard is a swinging, sexy pianist..." - Jerome Wilson, Cadence Magazine

"His piano playing is top draw, betraying thoughts of Bill Evans, Erroll Garner, and Hank Jones." - Dave Nathan, All About Jazz

"... a class act. If you love jazz and Cole Porter, this CD will start your year off right... superb piano playing... Alex Leonard and a group of terrific musicians have some serious jazz chops..." - David Hurst, Show Business

"Alex Leonard is one of the finest jazz pianists performing today." "One of the most superb, finest Cole Porter collections made in recent years." - Lee Prosser, JazzReview.com 

"Leonard superbly masters the piano... smooth mellow voice backed by music of the same ilk." - Laurie Lawson, electroniclink.com

"Down in the Depths should be added to the list of illustrious, unique recorded performances of Cole Porter songs and is recommended." - Dave Nathan, AllAboutJazz.com

"a polished musician with complex, thoughtful, yet accessible interpretations from an eclectic song list." - Elizabeth Ahlfors, Cabaret Scenes

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"Alex Leonard, the ingenious, virtuoso pianist/vocalist/actor who has... extraordinary musical prowess." - Carol Ann Benanti, Staten Island Advance

"Eyebrows raised, eyes closed, Leonard savors...with deft airbrushed vocals. This man should have a regular room to call home." - Alix Cohen, Women Around Town
"The show got off to a rollicking start with jazz pianist/singer Alex Leonard, who had composed a new song... Its snazzy tune and delicious lyrics perfectly encapsulated Leonard’s breezy delivery and obvious passion for the American Songbook." - David Hurst, Next Magazine
"Laurie Beechman Theater hosted A Marvelous Party – An Evening of Noel Coward Songs...Highlights included:... Alex Leonard’s unusually poignant, though jazzy version of “Dance Little Lady” exemplary of “the allure and corruption of those syncopated rhythms”. -Alix Cohen, Women Around Town
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"... Leonard is an important mainstay of the Big Apple. - All Music Guide

[Cabaret Convention, Lincoln Center] "...embraced the crowd with visual and lyric inclusiveness. His self-written song “Intimate Nights” spoke directly to us cabaret mavens, which was almost everyone in the hall." -Robert Windeler, Bistro Bits
"I appreciate your works and do air them quite often on my jazz radio shows weekly" - Bruce Tater, KERA Dallas TX
"... a touching performance... the show was greeted with an overwhelmingly enthusiastic reception from the audience" - Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz Journal 

"...his vocal is so tender, so touching... his playing throughout is marked by uncommon grace. This is a lovely evening, filled with music I could listen to for hours. - Roy Sander, bistroawards.com

"Leonard's precise, responsive, fluent right hand might be doing surgery... with sincerity and tenderness. Leonard knows what he's singing. A cottony high note lingers. We exit smiling." -Alix Cohen, Broadway World
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"A very fine pianist and cabaret performer" - Elliott Ames, WVOX NYC

"From start to finish, music director Alex Leonard accompanied at the piano with his characteristic mastery and grace." - Roy Sander, BistroAwards.com
"A Classy performer... lyric meaning is gracefully maintained... relaxed, minimalist style... musical phrases have tails extending past words with a kind of hum, what's airborne settles sotto" - Alix Cohen, BroadwayWorld.com
"I've been enjoying your Christmas CD, performed with real gentleness, grace and sensitivity, Thanks" - Chip Deffaa

Please click above to read the entire article, "To mark the most romantic day of the year, Osteria Bocelli celebrated Valentine’s Day with a unique evening of dinner and dancing to the sounds of the Alex Leonard Trio, where swing and jazz music from the great American songbook reverberated from every corner of the room."
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