“Voiced with elegance and a touch of class, Here’s To Life is an inspiring, intimate musical portrait from a remarkable new singer with a taste for the standards, well done.”
– All About Jazz, Edward Blanco, February 2014
“Forget those singers who may or may not be identified with jazz. Yaşam Hancılar is a jazz vocalist in an artistic way and he interprets the classics with personality and authenticity. …. Hancılar captivates, entices and enthuses, and often while scatting. **** ”
– Jazzism Magazine (NL), September 2013.