Featured on Jazz Local 32
"While living in New York, Maggie Gould has performed with a number of luminaries, notably the pianist John de Martino (who has also recorded with Assis). Maggie and Nanny have just toured New Zealand, appearing in festivals and clubs throughout the two Islands...
It was not only the gentle Bossa rhythms that we heard on Wednesday but other livelier types of South American influenced music as well. These were danceable and energy fueled treats. During one such number, the room morphed into a seething mass of swaying bodies, hands raised as they danced. The last number, Magalena was a type of North-Eastern Brazilian rap – fast-paced and reminiscent of Jon Hendricks’ scatting. There were also quieter numbers, some Brazillian and a few from the USA; the standout among the latter being Gould singing the gorgeous ‘Some other time’ (Bernstein). On that, Roger Manins added whispering fills and Kevin Field provided the perfect understated accompaniment on piano."
"Her music is described as soft, sultry vocals with space, and Musical Director, Nanny Assis said, ‘her voice is well suited for Bossa Nova and jazz." - Style Quarterly
"You guys are fantastic! God test from the great pianist, il batterista, Nanny.. super great and the gorgeous butter voice of Maggie" - Toty Viola
"Smooth & enchanting for the soul... one of the best groups I have heard in a long time." - Jane Hunter
"Maggie has a dynamic vocal range, she is effortlessly elegant and has an enchanting stage presence." - Olivia Round
"Love this band, funky takes on our favourite songs , gentle boss nova, original music and farro, do not miss seeing them live" Frank Levitino, The Frankie Sticks Jazz Show.