"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