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2013 -“Huellas” CD of the week in MDR radio Figaro kulturradio and radio SWR 2.
2010 -“nómade” nominated to “Best CD of World Music” by the German Press Association.

This album warms you wonderfully from the inside, a totally convincing piece of art.” jazzthing, February/13

A bewitching voice! A musical explosion in which the traditional musical forms of Lily Dahab’s homeland fuse seamlessly with the openness and joyfulness of jazz improvisation into a single unity. As if there had never been any boundaries between them. Great album!”
 JAZZTHETIK,February/13

She touches without any exception with each song. All the band in a perfect individual master quality performance which carries and brings Lily Dahabs moving singing and her musically to shine. “Huellas” conquered an artistic fulfillness of the whole ensamble which serves the wonderful voice of a singer for whom you do not have to look for any comparison because it does not exist any comparison.” . (Radio Skala, Feb/13)

It´s a long time since we heared such a beautiful voice.”   (Brigitte 03/13)  

The Argentinean singer even carried the listener in the last row away. She enchanted the audience in a second and with her charme and temperament and her wonderful voice she clearly has the means to become very big and famous!“
 (Die Rheinpfalz, December/12)

This vocal art you won´t find a second time! Lily Dahab and band created goose pimples.“ (Märkische Oderzeitung, December/12)

The Argentinean singer even carried the listener in the last row away. She enchanted the audience in a second and with her charme and temperament and her wonderful voice she clearly has the means to become very big and famous! Die Rheinpfalz, December/12

This vocal art you won´t find a second time! Lily Dahab and band created goose pimples. Märkische Oderzeitung, December/12

Goddess on the microphone! Bonner Generalanzeiger, April/12

Lily Dahab irresistible singer with an excellent voice, the argentinian inspired with a fantastic mixed of Tango, Bossa Nova and Jazz which strong personality stands behind the brilliance and a longing sensualism of her voice. The audience is inebriated. Jubilation after each piece, exciting whistles for each solo, her four brilliant accompanists bring the concert to a real happening. (Rheinische Post, 09/12)

Dahab presented herself joyfully playful, she simply was brilliant. Berlin can be proud to have gotten such an excellent singer! Lily Dahab, a name you definitely will remember. (Bonner Rundschau, April/12)

Dahab has a voice like shining honey. Nearly unearthly confident in intonation she sings dreamily and crystal clear in the lower register. In the higher register she develops an enchanting, passionate impetus. Her performance in the Jazzhaus already is one of the biggest and most pleasant surprises of the year. (Badische Zeitung, May/12)

The public was blown away. What a great and impressive voice! Lily Dahab captivates the audience from the start. Applause without ending! (Mänsterländische Volkszeitung, May/12)

A top class final, Lily Dahab took the centre and performed with her voice and body like a volcano, carrying everybody away. Sounding brilliance! (Wolfsburger Nachrichten, April/12)

She can definitely kiss with her voice! Because Lily Dahab actually has a great and deeply touching voice. Discreet mastery, outstanding band, perfect evening! (Badische Neueste Nachrichten, April/12)

The mix of folkloristic latin elements and conflagrant tango parts enthused through its tonal and direct diversity and touched with the soulful and strong performance of the agile singer whose voice and lyrics changed from joy and sorrow, melancholy and passion, always very authentic. The musicians were excellent. Constant sparks between stage and audience! (Rheinpfalz, April/12)

Lily Dahab elated with her clear voice (Wolsburger Algemeine, 4/12)

A real explosion of emotions bursted out over the audience, a gift to ears as well as for the eyes (Neustädter Blatt, 08/12)

The critics are ravished by Lily Dahab. The public too. (MDR radio, November/11)

The passionate singer and her band melt masterly tango, jazz, folklore and bossa nova! (Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, November/11)

They listen and respond seismographically to each other, constantly searching for sounds, suspense and friction. Always on the full scale of emotions. The excited audience celebrate the argentinian Lily (Rheinpfalz, November/11)

Great album! And live absolutely convincing (kulturradio RBB)

Nómade succeeds with feather-light ease, but -because of Dahab’s sensitive voice-is above all hypnotically beautiful. (jazzdimensions)

Lily Dahab succeeds in making a fusion of different styles in an extraordinary good and natural way. New and promising. (NDR radio)

Phantastic! (radioeins of RBB)

The sharpness in the jazz-elements turn into an igniting flame of a musical power explosion, in which the traditional music styles from the home of Lily Dahab merge smoothly with the openess and the joyfulness of the Jazz improvisation into a unit. As if there never have been borders. (jazzthetik)

The diversity of the songs recorded by the velvet voice of the Argentinean singer fusions the different styles, from Tango to Jazz, Folk and Bossa nova. The marvellous production is due to Bene Aperdannier, who is well known by his suggestive and attractive musical arrangements…the one that hears this relaxed sound, immediately perceives that this is a very good album on the highest level (Jazzpodium)

Clever, melodious and peaceful in itself. A homogeneous trip along Tango, Nueva Cancion, Zamba, Bossa, Argentinian popular Music and Bolero. And the guitar from Quique Sinesi shines again and again in a prominent way. (Jazzthing)

Perfect food for the soul! Lily Dahab shows the whole range of emotions, from energetic parlando to dramatic eruption. Big applause in the sold out Kassel Theaterstäbchen! (Hessische/Niedersächsische Allgemeine Zeitung)

Lily Dahab – you should remember this name! (Mänstersche Zeitung)

A bewitching voice! The refined jazz sections ignite a musical explosion in which the traditional musical forms of Lily Dahab’s homeland fuse seamlessly with the openness and joyfulness of jazz improvisation into a single unity. They search for and find an exquisite solidarity with jazz. As if there had never been any boundaries between them. (Jazzthetik)

Who listens to this graceful singer has to be impressed! With a clear voice and all vocal qualities the argentinian singer with Berlin homebase enters the stage – and simply enthuses. She surprises everybody, shining, sometimes minimalistic, then furious – her voice carries all the different emotions. (Mannheimer Morgen)

The experiences of this unresting life articulates in the diversified music, in the music which is a fascinating symbioses of Tango, Bossa Nova, Jazz and Folk which kidnaps into a labyrinth of melancholie and euphoria (ram, 04/12)

Remarkable fortune of colours, articulateness, power of radiance, bounces of tones like a butterfly. Exquisite, sensitive and wide awake band. Very big applause! (Kieler Nachrichten)

The intensity and density of her voice has something poetic. Passionate and reinforced expression of the slightly melancholic floating songs, sounding as a delicacy, enchanting sounds which gets attached to the mind (Heidnheimer Neue Presse, 04/11)

Excelent singer, extraordinarily atmospheric and harmonious, highly agile and very easily she merges Jazz, Argentinean Folklore, Tango and Bossa Nova (Weiheimer Tagblatt, 04/11)

The one, who kisses with her voice. (Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung)

Nikolaisaal sold out!,…the closing applause did not want to get to an end and the very successful sale of the Promo CD later was for sure a symbol for a successful night and a completely enthusiastic and ardent audience. (Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten)

The excellent singer Lily Dahab enchanted more than 350 members of the audience. With tremendous joy, the ensemble which performs together since one and a half year showed their extraordinary skills. Standing ovations rewarded the exquisite musicians for their soulful concert. (Westfälische Nachrichten)

Furious! (Rhein-Lahn-Zeitung)

The jazz singer Lily Dahab is simply bewitching with her South American charm and with Bene Aperdannier, absolutely one of the greatest German pianists and arrangers, every piece was a glittering diamond in the packed main hall of the museum. (Mänstersche Zeitung)

She caresses, warms and entices you to dream. South American charisma in the warmest colours. A concert for the ones who like to enjoy. A resounding thank you. (Hessische/Niedersächsische Allgemeine Zeitung)

Fascinating program which drags you along. An absolute strike! (Allgemeine Zeitung)

An absolute hit! Lily Dahab enthuses the audience in the totally packed theatre with a fascinating program which simply intoxicates. (Westfälische Nachrichten)

She let her voice beam. Fantastic musicians, First class! (Lausitzer Rundschau)

Beautiful voice, a perfect arranger and top-class musicians. The band nowadays conquers as a musical adventure between Tango, Jazz und Bossa Nova directly spreads from Berlin to the world of clubs and concerts. No doubt, the singer is accompanied by brilliant artists such as Quique Sinesi (g), Topo Gioia (perc), or the mentioned arranger Bene Aperdannier (p). (Folker)

Sold out hall, Lily Dahab doesn´t have to do anything else than singing so that an audience loves her. Always with full heart- like this it goes for nearly two hours, which are too less to be satisfied with her sunny voice but enough so that on every second seat lies a CD. The quartet is already priceless. (Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung)

The coolness, but irresistible blaze of Bossa Nova Feeling lives in every note, and the timing and phrasing win a perfect predicate. Muy bien und muito bem! (Mojo Mendiola)

She interprets Astor Piazzolla and Djavan, Jobim and Consuelo Velazquez in a way that reminds you of delicate melting chocolate. In all the songs you can hear great devotion. A totally soulful summer night jazz CD. In an excellent way the band around Lily Dahab stays in the background for not being in the way of the charisma of the singer. On the other hand one can notice the first class quality of the musicians by their instrumental solos specially in the ones from pianist Bene Aperdannier. Lily Dahab´s way of singing, her voice and her charisma contain the quality to be accompanied by a big orchestra. This should fit her at best. (Folkworld)

The selected songs sound like a unique caress. ´nómade` is simply marvellous and you can listen to it again and again (Melodiva)

The great voice perfectly builds a bridge between Tango, Jazz and Bossa Nova. (Berliner Kurier)

The graceful Argentinean was capable of giving space to the music of her home in an incomparable way, relaxed and powerful at the same time. (Lausitzer Rundschau)

Top-drawer bossa, tango and jazz. In a packed auditorium, this exceptional singer and her top-class musicians reach into the heart of the audience. Fantastic! (Rhein-Lahn-Zeitung)

She caresses, warms and entices you to dream. South American charisma in the warmest colours. A concert for aficionados. A resounding thank you. (Hessische/Niedersächsische Allgemeine Zeitung)