4 stars from Down Beat and the rave that this album 'could be a classic,' Cohen s ten-song program unfolds like a timeless pan-American epic film score. Joined by the Anzic Orchestra an all-star ensemble comprising three woodwinds, three trumpets, two trombones, three cellos, a guitar-bass-drums-percussion rhythm section and features performances by Ted Nash, Ali Jackson, Scott Robinson and others.
One of Paste Magazine's Top 100 Albums Of 2007.
Noir could be a classic ... [Cohen's] stately intonation and unforced elegance on clarinet could take her to the top. --DownBeat Magazine, May 2007
The arrangements [on Noir] are outstanding --Billboard Magazine