"Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas includes some of the best Jazz and Roots players.
and Miles adds a lively vocal style that brings to mind a winning blend of Patsy Cline and Billie Holiday. "
- DownBeat Magazine
"Savvy souls know there's a big difference between Roots music and Western music. Susie Blue and the
Lonesome Fellas were rightfully honored in Fort Worth at the Academy of Western Artists' 20th annual
Will Rogers Awards for 'Best Western Swing Song'" - Billboard Magazine
"You can't listen to Western Swing and not smile, it's impossible not to smile, it's feel good music.
Miles' voice is wonderful, what an instrument." - Michael Feldman, NPR
"Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas is a new album of Western Swing which is popular with many folks,
and I do think this group does it very well, it's a lovely album." - Marie Crichton BBC Radio
Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas is an Award Winning Roots band in Chicago made up of Blues, Jazz, Swing,
and Roots players. The band is headlined by guitarist Neal Alger, Harmonica Maestro Howard Levy, Pedal Steel
Virtuoso TC Furlong and Fiddle Maestro Stuart Rosenberg. Eric Schneider is featured on Sax and reeds along with
Chris Bernhardt on bass, Tom Hope on piano and Phil Gratteau drums.
"Vocalist Solitaire Miles sings with warm highs and holds her lows neatly. There's a jazziness about Miles's phrasing, but she holds fast to a sound reminiscent of roadside bars where just three people are left near
closing at the pinball machine.” - Wall Street Journal