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“AN INCREDIBLY STRONG IDENTITY IN HER SOUND…THERE IS A SENSE THAT SHE’S CHANNELING SOME BEAUTIFUL, ELUSIVE THING WITH THE COLOR OF HER VOICE THAT ALLOWS IT TO HOVER ABOVE HER HARMONIES, TO WRAP ITSELF AROUND THEM LIKE AN AURA, WITH AN AIRY LIGHTNESS FELT AS MAGICAL, AND DEEPLY PERSONAL.”

-JOHN MALLIA, COMPOSER

“…SONGS THAT ARE HEADY AND TUNEFUL, POP MUSIC THAT DOESN’T FOLLOW YOUR TYPICAL POP STRUCTURES BUT STICKS WITH YOU LONG AFTER THE SONG ENDS…SHARP MUSICIANSHIP, EQUAL PARTS MEASURED AND THOUGHTFUL, HEADY AND BLITHE.”

– BOB HAM OF WILLAMETTE WEEK

“IT’S HARD TO CATEGORIZE THE ENIGMATIC MUSIC OF KELA PARKER. EQUAL PARTS JAZZ AND FOLK, HER GENRE-BENDING BALLADS TAKE ON A LIFE OF THEIR OWN WITH EVERY LISTEN. PARKER’S ABILITY TO SHIFT AND MOVE WITH EVERY PASSING CHORD AND TOUCH OF THE PIANO GIVES THE MELODIES A HYPNOTIC FEEL, LEAVING THE LISTENER IN A HIGHLY MEDITATIVE STATE.”

– STIRLING MYLES, 1859 MAGAZINE

“IT’S LIKE SHE’S PLAYING SONGS INFLUENCED BY THE FOLK MUSIC SHE GREW UP SURROUNDED BY, BUT SHE’S FROM A COUNTRY YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF BEFORE.”

– VICTOR NASH, ENGINEER/PRODUCER DESTINATION UNIVERSE!