Flute Journal

If anyone deserves wider recognition it is Colette Michaan. Many artists have found that it is their third recording that provides the breakthrough. Incarnate/Encarna has the potential to do just that for her.

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Albany Jazz

The Colette Michaan Quintet graced the Madison Jazz Series with a swirling, revelatory performance culled from the realms of folklore, festival, street, and deep wells of universal spirituality. The generosity of spirit and joyful camaraderie within this band was lavishly contagious.

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Solar Latin Club

Influenciada por una gran variedad de ritmos entre los que podriamos mencionar los del norte y oeste de Africa, asi como cubanos, caribeños, indios, arabes y una amplia trayectoria en el jazz, la flautista Colette Michaan no se cansa de sorprendernos. 

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L’opinion

Le son montuno de Cuba et le latin jazz de cette formation dirigée par la talentueuse Colette Michaan ont trouvé refuge en Afrique via les porte-étendards des différents segments du patrimoine musical Gnaoui pour enchanter un public éclectique.

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El Watusi

This gorgeous session is an exquisite blend of hard driving charanga, montuno, Latin jazz and Arabian influenced dance music. Colette Michaan, a first generation American of Egyptian descent, who was born and raised in New York City, has provided us with an unexpected gem for the New Year.

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Salsa Power

On her second release as a band leader, Colette Michaan demonstrates that you don’t have to be Cuban to play their rhythms with flavor. It’s clear this group knows what they are doing: experimenting with rhythms but keeping it danceable. It’s a win – win for all.

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