Mandy Stefanakis has been moved by Stories Under the Sky and she reviews it on Loudmouth: “But there are only a few albums that I want on constant replay, because, like all best friends, they know when to act like a caffeine fix or, alternatively, transport me out of the traffic melee. Stories Under the Sky is one of those albums and falls into the latter category.”
“The ishs/Allen Project” Album Review on Tom Tom
Tom Tom (USA) has published a review on the album. The nice review is written by Lola Johnson:
Both band leaders, pianist ade ishs and drummer Chelsea Allen, hailing from Melbourne, Australia, are very accomplished players, honing their techniques of their principle instruments through this contemporary/traditional jazz-fueled collaboration.`
“The ishs/Allen Project” Album Review on Jazzwise
Michael Prescott has written some nice words about our debut album. His review has been published by Jazzwise (UK).
… the Project have produced something not very common in jazz, an album that reeks of a positive vibe, very uplifting, almost joyful.
“The ishs/Allen Project” Review on AustralianJazz.net
AustralianJazz.net has published a review on our album. The review is beautifully written by John Hardaker.
The music of ade ishs — and now the music he makes on this album with Chelsea Allen — is far from simple, yet the expression is direct and heartfelt. There are moments when it can become almost too pretty, but that is the risk one takes if making your music inclusive and not exclusive to your fellow human beings.
“The ishs/Allen Project” Review on cargoART
Sharni White has written a rave review of our debut album and it’s published by cargoART.
This new album has pushed the bar for all other Australian contemporary acts. These talented musicians have worked together to create one of the best jazz albums out at the moment. With praise from the jazz community pouring in, this group is one to watch for the future.