Ipanema gives a song a personal
feeling. Hearing her distinctive
sound generates the same sense
of excitement I first felt when
Barbara Streisand was my TV vocalist.
Her great vitality generates
the crowds to fever pitch."
the red hot mama Sophie Tucker
school of singing, with some Kay
Starr brass added, Ipanema is boisterous,
fiery, and passionate in her delivery,
recalling the days of music halls,
revues, and vaudeville. Ipanema's showmanship
comes through loud most times, softer
other times, but always clear."
~ Dave Nathan, All
approached the Daily News stage,
a loud clear voice could be heard.
Over the heads of the crowd I saw
this slight built woman with a
big voice. She was Linda Ipanema
of the Dixie Cats. She was in a Time
Machine because she belted out tunes
that go back to the Swing Era. Linda
had the crowd in her hands. They
were clapping and moving to the beat.
There was joy in her voice along
with great vocal talent."
~ Ms. Pat
Coordinator of the Annual Brighton
Founder/Executive Director of the
Brighton Neighborhood Association
you and the Dixie Cats for the
fantastic Dixieland concert. Your
choice of music was perfect and
your energy and enthusiasm had
them literally dancing in the isle!"
~ Cassie Guthrie, Programming Librarian, White Plains