"Hochspannend und musikalisch, voller Überraschungen, hochgradig virtuos, witzig und bewegend, und von einer großartigen Vitalität"
"She proved to be beyond all genres: an essential improviser. (...) an uninhibited ball of energy, laughing with her band mates and at herself. As an introductory performance in the UK, the show was a success. Martial provides an improvised music with a French edge, something that is harder to find over here."
"It’s good to hear the human voice, whether electronically enhanced or not, being taken into such adventurous areas and to hear it being done with such musicality."
"Leïla Martial is one of the masters of precious intrument : a voice with unlimited creativity"
"Sorbet for the ears" - about FIL
Jazz d’Or Strasbourg
Europa Jazz du Mans
Sud-Tirol Jazz Festival