23 May

Popmatters.com

The Pine Hill Project is the duo of established singer-songwriters Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky. If one considers the bright production and emotive guitar accompaniment provided by Larry Campbell throughout, then it might be as apt to refer to Tomorrow You’re Going as a trio project. However one labels this collection of cover songs by…
 
10 April

“Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell join forces at World Café Live” Philadelphia Inquirer March 13, 2015

It took singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell nearly 20 years to get around to making a record together, but only 24 hours for devoted fans to push past their initial goal of $40,000 to subsidize the resulting folk-roots effort, Tomorrow You’re Going. “Every penny to do this was funded through our fans,” Kaplansky says…
 
23 October

5280 – The Denver Magazine

A hidden gem of singer-songwriter circles hits Denver, and she’s bringing her family with her—figuratively speaking. The acclaimed NYC-based musician’s most recent album, Reunion, draws inspiration from her immigrant grandmother and the rest of her social circle to sing tales of life, death, and other commonalities of the human experience.…
 
23 March

Hartford Courant

Listening to Lucy Kaplansky’s music is a pretty good way to get to know her. The 53-year-old’s catalog is filled with near-confessional contemplations she composes with her husband and writing partner Richard Litvin. Her 2004 album “The Red Thread” considered 9/11 and the arrival of her adopted daughter, each in stories both specific and meticulous.…
 
26 February

Acoustic Guitar

Inspired in large part by the experience of motherhood and the period of taking stock after her own mother’s death, singer-songwriter Lucy Kaplansky’s outstanding “Reunion” traces the cycle of life and the shifting roles we play as time passes, as relationships deepen or fade into memory and self-awareness reaches new levels of clarity. To help…
 
1 January

Maverick

**** (4 stars) Love everlasting, memories and family bloodlines constitute the pulsating heartbeat of “Reunion”.…
 
20 December

National Public Radio – Lucy Kaplansky on Mountain Stage

Kaplansky closes with “Sleep Well,” a heartbreaking master class in making the personal universal.…
 
12 December

Penguin Eggs

While studying to be a psychologist, Kaplansky started out in a duo with Shawn Colvin in the ’80s. Lucy has also collaborated in Cry Cry Cry with Dar Williams and Richard Shindell and in Red Horse with John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson. She’s shown up a lot on other people’s albums and she continues to…
 
6 December

Vintage Guitar

Kaplansky beautifully augments her soulful vocals and stunning songwriting with stylish guitar playing. She’s backed on select tracks by Kevin Barry on lap steel as well as Jon Herington and Duke Levine’s perfectly sympathetic guitar work. Moody, mysterious and majestic.…
 
30 November

The Boston Globe

ON “REUNION” KAPLANSKY KEEPS IT IN THE FAMILY On her latest album, “Reunion,” Lucy Kaplansky sings about her parents, her cousins, her daughter, and, naturally, herself. Then again, she is singing about you too. As Kaplansky’s longtime producer Ben Wittman notes, “It’s funny how she is hitting these bigger themes at the same time she…