“So hip it hurts.” Dr. Herb Wong
“It’s the American song form raised a notch.” Phil Woods
“You made me wish I was in Kansas City, tossing down a few and drumming my fingers on the table while you stood up there and sang some history to the folks.” Arthur Hamilton
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"I love the soul that is your voice." Maya Angelou
David Basse's resonant voice is a signature of Kansas City's swingin' jazz and blues sound. Swedish critic Kaber Liden called him "The unbelievable combination of Mel Torme, Jon Hendricks, and Al Jarreau." Pitch Magazine named him Best Male Vocalist, stating "The winking gris gris of Dr. John, the ecstasy of Ray Charles, Basse adds a unique twist to his phrasing that makes him more than the sum of his influences.