“Fresh folk/rock/pop duo with gorgeous harmonies, exquisite blend of acoustic instruments and insightful lyrics that speak directly to the heart. Alisa and Kimball replenish the world with beauty on every level and are good medicine for the soul.” - Monterey County Weekly. "Fineman's sharp lyrics and soulful voice blend perfectly with Hurd's multi-instrumental talent," (Santa Cruz Sentinel). "I could listen to Alisa and Kimball sing and play all night." - Jim Messina (of Loggins & Messina)
Their talent has earned them national acclaim and main stage performances at the prestigious Strawberry Music Festival, Sisters Folk Festival, the Kate Wolf Memorial Folk Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, Rosie O'Donnell' s R-Family Cruise, the Connecticut Family Folk Festival, and the Moab Folk Festival among others. "Two of my favorite performers... Alisa and Kimball's music sends shivers through me with the rise and fall of sweetly paired voices and compelling lyrics. Expect to hear strong harmonies and Hurd's technical prowess on guitar, mandolin and dobro. Treat yourself.”- Santa Cruz Good Times. “Alisa's CD is a marvelous addition to the contemporary voices who continue
to give life and vitality to the Jewish tradition. Alisa's heart is as warm as her superb voice.” - Peter Yarrow
"Alisa's voice is at once delicate and powerful, warm yet mysterious, but above all, it is an open invitation to musicians from diverse traditions to share in the discovery of something new.” - Alex de Grassi.
"Alisa Fineman has extended an olive branch to all religions with her new CD…Closing the Distance is a gift to the world and all of its people. Unwrap it and listen."
-the Salinas Californian
compelling lyrics - Dirty Linen
The artistry that you exhibit provides so much in the way of inspiration, solace, and joy to those who listen. Thank you for your continued devotion to your art, and for sharing it with us.- Michael L. Spezio Assist.Professor, Psychology, Scripps College
…Alisa gives her all… digs into the depths of her soul to produce music so emotionally powerful that you can't help but feel completely enraptured by the experience.…A rich voice filled with inflection and passion, Fineman breathes new life into traditional Jewish music, bringing with it an appeal that transcends religious background… the results are breathtaking. - Music Design
I am still savoring my recent evening at the Roost House.....Kimball and Alisa glow and their music soothed and lifted my spirits. Thank you for bringing light and love into this World. -Sandra Dobratz