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Chalkboard Destiny is a must-listen for your quarantine days…”
The Greylock Glass

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“Simply one of the best of the year…”
All About Jazz

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“This is a strong quartet; each musician showcases his or her own creative energy and when they come together, nothing but virtuoso madness results.”
Jazz Weekly

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“Hilton gets put in the top rung with this one.”
Jazz Weekly

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“This is straight-ahead, eminently listenable jazz, played with both energy and finesse… It’s a beautiful listen.”
Elmore Magazine

Lisa Hilton Oasis trio

Hilton’s artistry never waivers…”
Jazz Times

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“Reliably exceptional…Swinging-ly grounded in the beat she establishes is where Hilton’s charm shines the brightest.”
C. Michael Bailey/All About Jazz


“It all translates into extraordinary music that is compared to jazz and classical icons. Lisa Hilton is RARE.”
Hybrid Jazz


“At the hands of pianist and composer Lisa Hilton, the piano is anything but black & white….”
Malibu Surfside News


“[Hilton] traipses across the keys with what feels like child-like wonderment, the notes sparkling with a freshness that’s nectar for the ears.”
Seattle Pi

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“Pianist Lisa Hilton has left an impressive creative footprint over the past twenty years…”
All About Jazz

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“…a hot, happening date that charts a new course for pianist Hilton.”
Midwest Record


“Lisa’s breadth of creativity and range of ideas are astounding as she reveals the virtuosity of her pianism, musicality and artful sound.”
Sounds of Timeless Jazz/Paula Edelstein


“Hilton explores music as art and paints texture and color through jazz approaches.  Her originals convey many of Cole Porter’s compositional integrity.”
Sounds of Timeless Jazz/Paula Edelstein


“Letting it fly with just jazz piano ace Lisa Hilton front & center, you really get a chance to appreciate what a killer pianist she is.”
Midwest Record


“One of the most promising jazz composers today…”
Estilopunta/ Punta del Este/Uruguay


Hilton’s compositions and melodies bear repeat listening sessions…”
Audiophile Audition


“Hilton plays the piano exquisitely, and seduces the listener with beauty and elegance…”
Riveting Riffs/Canada


“Lisa Hilton has done a remarkable job.”
The New York Jazz City Record


Lisa Hilton @ Pepperdine
George Harris/Jazz Weekly


Resident music composer to return to Pepperdine for performance
Malibu Surfside News


“No one plays, writes or puts together a band better than Hilton. Another in a growing list of deep excellent works from Hilton.”
Russ Davis/Voice of America/Jazz America


“Remarkable emotional depth and clarity from all band members…”
World Jazz News