"She has created probably the biggest buzz vocally of any singer I've heard about in years in Toronto. All of the comments, compliments and credos going around the city about her are not unfounded. She is wonderful."-Jeff Healey

"Don't doubt this contemporary blues Amazon for a minute. Zoe's album gets to places others can't reach.
She sings with earnest elegance and evinces total emotional involvement with the lyric."
-Frank John Hadley (Downbeat magazine/USA)

"Layla is possessed with one of those fantastic Maggie Bell, Janis Joplin or Kitto voices that reach down into your soul and is able to rip your heart out."-

Graeme Scott (Blues Matters Magazine /UK)

"Layla is a terrific singer/songwriter." - Sonny Landreth (USA) 

"Layla is a GREAT voice. Do not miss this."-Kofi Burbridge (Tedeschi Trucks Band/USA)




*FIRST PLACE prize in the Blues Category for the song "The Deeper they bury me" in the Unsigned Only songwriting competition 2019 - NASHVILLE 

*Nominated for best female vocalist of 2018 at European Blues Awards 

*BEST VOCALIST of 2016 at the European Blues Awards

*"Breaking Free" makes BEST ALBUMS of 2016 in Downbeat Magazine (2016)

*Compo 10 Blues Songwriting Competition WINNER - FINLAND (2006)

*Vancouver Island Music Awards WINNER for Female Vocalist of the Year - CANADA (2007)

*International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist - NASHVILLE (2013/2014/2015)

*Blues Top WINNER "Discovery of the Year" - POLAND (2013)

*Maple Blues Awards Nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year - CANADA (2014)

*"The Lily" makes BEST ALBUMS of 2014 in Downbeat Magazine (2014)