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Selected Critical Acclaim
ITG Journal, September 1997
This album of music by women jazz composers is a welcome addition to jazz recordings.
Kaupa has excellent intonation and tone on the flugelhorn
Kaupa . . . delivers a stylistically homogeneous solo that displays excellent technique and extended lines.
Cadence, March 1996
What's important is that women are getting credit for a group of tunes that not many of us would guess were all written by women.
These tunes are played faithfully and affectionately
Kaupa concentrates on melody, symmetry, and beauty of tone rather than macho displays of speed, volume, and pitch. Especially on flugelhorn, he has that nice fat sound that people like Art Farmer and Tom Harrell have perfected.
just what the doctor ordered.
Fanfare, January/February 1996
an effective, serious performance
consistently well played
Kaupa and George manage to capture the spirit of these older songs while still seeming roughly up-to-date.
Mesa Tribune, December 15, 1995
The arrangements--all instrumental--spare and clean
The Sacramento Bee, October 1995
jazz arrangements by an excellent trumpet and flugelhorn player, Michael Kaupa, and a solid pianist, Thomas F. George