"Aslan’s voice is rich, earthy and penetrating, as sweet as a watermelon and as strong as a demitasse of coffee at mid afternoon"  George W. HarrisJazz Weekly

 "Çiğdem Aslan is one of the most accomplished and emotional performers of  Rebetiko"  RFI Music


"...she is both a lioness and nightingale"  Simon Broughton, Evening Standard

***** "... Aslan sings up a storm ... it is also an album of wild, haunted beauty."  Songlines Magazine

"... What a voice! 

From deep Billie Holiday notes to great emotional crescendos containing all the heartbreak of the world, 

you cannot take your eyes or ears off of her."    Letham Nights