"Looking like Garbo while singing at one moment with the nonchalance of Dietrich and the next with the passion of Piaf, Karen Akers comes near the top as a cabaret singer."
"Perfection! Her voice has never been more lusterous or full-bodied nor her expressive wingspan so wide."
—THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Her repertoire and vocal approach dazzled with crystalline sophistication. A meticulous performance unto itself and a force to be reckoned with."
—NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE