“…His music is mysterious in the rhythmic twists and turns that pursue the often magical melodies that they are comprised of. His sense of harmony is also quite accomplished and this is revealed in the light and dark colours that are made to mingle into the music…” Raul da Gama,

“…Ballads and slower grooves are one of Prené’s strong points, but even when he embraces a fast tempo on “Obsessions” and John Coltrane’s “Satellite”, his harmonica playing has an ethereal quality…Jour de Fête is a consistently promising debut album from this young French improviser.”  The New York City Jazz Record-Alex Henderson

A first disc balanced repertoire of original compositions and well arranged pieces of Gillespie, Coltrane, Jerome Kern … it shows an astonishing ease … Nils Winther, creator of SteepleChase and discoverer of many young talents, did no wrong in inviting Yvonnick Prene to join his label. ”Revelation Jazz Magazine-Phillipe Vincent

“Jour De Fete is his recorded initiation into the fraternal order of jazz harmonica aces; he’s now a part of the club for life. All About Jazz-Dan Bilawsky

“Jour De Fête” is an engaging and highly accessible recording that is an auspicious introduction to another marvelous jazz harmonica voice.” Weinstock

“The most beautiful music I have ever heard on harmonica” Lee Konitz