“This is Gottlieb and former longtime New York resident Fort’s debut recording as a duo, and they bring their rich, and diverse, professional and life experience to the velvety fore.” ~Barry Davis
Ayelet is featured in the book “Freedom of Expression: Interviews with Women In Jazz” by Chris Becker, alongside some of her favourite musicians, including Anat Cohen, Jane Ira Bloom, Sofia Rei, Dee Dee Bridwater, and more.
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the group’s second record, “Gomory: The Book of Angels, Vol. 25” (Tzadik), released in May, is astonishingly beautiful, a high point in the series: The singers’ individually rigorous tones and dispositions and arranging impulses surround the music and give it another dimension of originality; it sounds medieval and new at the same time.
Ben Ratliff, NY Times
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״Indelible memories can also result in enduring melodies, as is the case with Shiv’a, Gottlieb’s newest album, released February 2016 on the New York and Chicago-based label 482music. Scored for the ETHEL string quartet, plus percussionist Satoshi Takeishi, pianist Anat Fort, contrabassist Sean Conly and Gottlieb’s own voice, the wordless undertaking is a powerful evocation of loss.״
– Alexander Varty
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There are so many levels on which one can experience Ayelet Rose Gottlieb’s music, and her most recent releases are no exception. Shiv’a, which comes out today, is cathartic, simply enjoyable and everything in between. Her other recent release, Gomory, is ethereal and visceral, and everything in between. Two very diverse recordings, they exemplify Gottlieb’s range of talent.
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