New York Times

It’s glimmering, propulsive music, with hints of elegiac Spanish folk song, cool jazz from the 1950s and the Romantic modern jazz of the 1990s

Lucid Culture

Purposeful and vivid music played with intense focus

NYC Jazz Record

Sanchez's complex material offers sizeable rewards to those who don't insist on immediate gratification from music.

Festival de Jazz Madrid

Jazz para soñar


Throughout this programme there is ample opportunity to also enjoy Sánchez’s lyricism and dynamic thrust which is illuminated in the wonderful colours and textures of her music on this superbly satisfying disc

The New York Times

It’s an ambitious record by a strong new group


There’s an intriguing flow throughout Partenika, pianist Marta Sánchez’s second album as a leader. Like the heartbeat of a city or the pulse of an ecosystem, Sánchez’s original pieces mesh together into a comprehensive framework.

Bird is the Worm

Just a wonderful recording

Chicago Reader

Spanish pianist Marta Sánchez finds a new voice in New York

All Music

With Partenika, Marta Sánchez and her bandmembers have created a fine album for nudging open-minded post-bop lovers toward the unpredictable, and for avant jazz fans seeking something nuanced as well as challenging.

All About Jazz

it's like waking up to a whole new and wondrous world

NYC Jazz Record

Step Tempest

will surprise listeners in its melodic and emotional range, in how the individual voices move easily and freely around each other, thanks to the delicate yet exquisite melodies and harmonies the pianist creates.

The Jazz Breakfast

Beautiful writing beautifully played. A fine and fresh sounding album.

All About Jazz Italy

Vi è piuttosto un riuscito lavoro sullo sviluppo di piccoli nuclei tematici verso direzioni non scontate, su una libertà interpretativa che non sconfina mai in eccessi, il tutto finalizzato ad un armonioso insieme di voci personali, di ritmi diversificati, di stimolante gioco delle parti


Marta Sánchez interpreta cada pieza arriesgando lo que es, dejando que conozcamos cómo es capaz de entender la realidad, cómo reflexiona sobre cada milímetro del entorno

Festival de Jazz Madrid

Jazz para soñar

El Pais

All About Jazz Italia


El correo

Hot House

Creativa Canaria

Jazz Speaks