Lucy Wijnands is one of the most gifted vocalists I've heard in years...a total natural...”

— Gary Smulyan

Downbeat 2020 Student Music Award

Outstanding jazz vocal soloist

Lucy is a gem. She possesses the rare combination of great gifts and excellent musical instincts, backed up by a strong base of learning. And, just as important to her future career, she's very easy to work with...Lucy epitomizes what Jazz is. She works hard to build her skills and then uses them -- along with her colleagues, to reach people where they are. That's pretty much the job description, if you ask me.”

— Peter Malinverni

Lucy Wijnands makes it easy for the band to swing. She embodies the feeling of music and transmits it to the band and the audience.”

— Doug Weiss