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Shock!

Gareth Williams Power Trio

Shock!

...a selection of funky originals
AKD 326 (Linn Records)
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$22.00

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FLAC 24bit 44.1kHz 812.9MB $24.00

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FLAC 16bit 44.1kHz 389.9MB $13.00

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1
A Welshman in New York

A Welshman in New York

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
06:32 Play $3.40
2
Shock!

Shock!

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
06:21 Play $3.40
3
Giant Steps

Giant Steps

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer

John Coltrane

04:49 Play $1.70
4
Zelda

Zelda

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
05:49 Play $3.40
5
Seven Leaves

Seven Leaves

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
05:44 Play $3.40
6
Keeping Up With Our Jones’s

Keeping Up With Our Jones’s

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
03:55 Play $1.70
7
Rocky Crater

Rocky Crater

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
03:56 Play $1.70
8
Holey Moley

Holey Moley

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
05:28 Play $3.40
9
For Alun Lewis, Hedd Wyn And the Others

For Alun Lewis, Hedd Wyn And the Others

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
04:53 Play $1.70
10
Twenty Years Later

Twenty Years Later

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
05:15 Play $3.40
11
Some In

Some In

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
05:09 Play $3.40
12
Evans the Piano

Evans the Piano

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
08:25 Play $3.40
13
Zed Blues

Zed Blues

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
03:16 Play $1.70
Total Running Time 70 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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'Shock!' sees Wales' top jazz pianist deliver a selection of funky originals. From melancholy ballads to biting funk, the Power Trio bring a powerful focus and lyrical power to all that they play.

The SACD layer is both 5.1 channel and 2-channel. The Studio Master files are 44.1kHz / 24-bit.

Download includes - cover art, inlay, booklet

Produced by Laurence Cottle

Gareth Williams - piano, keyboards
Laurence Cottle - electric bass
Ian Thomas - drums

Recorded at The Bunker, Welwyn, Herts.
Engineered by John Gallen,  Steve Cooper and Ralph Salmins.
Mixed by Laurence Cottle.

Some In, Keeping Up With Our Jones's, A Welshman in New York, Holey Moley and Shock! recorded 18th February 2008
Zelda, Seven Leaves, Rocky Crater, Giant Steps, Zed Blues, Alun Lewis, 20 Years Later and Evans the Piano recorded 14th December 2007

Piano was Yamaha S6
Gareth Williams on Jazz Line-Up
01 April 2010
10th birthday show celebrations
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Record Collector's 'Best of 2009' announced
17 December 2009
Shock! and A Modern Art amongst top releases
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Gareth Williams on BBC Radio 3
14 July 2009
Jazz Line-up appearance
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Linn downloads praised in audiophile publication
29 May 2009
Goldmine explores the Linn Records catalogue...
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Power Trio pianist is interviewed in Jazzwise
03 March 2009
'Feel the force' of Gareth Williams
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Gareth Williams Album Launch at Ronnie Scott's
13 January 2009
Dates have been announced at Ronnie Scott's for Gareth Williams Power Trio.
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hi-fi.com.pl
Po prostu - elektryczny jazz na dobrym poziomie
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Bass Guitar Magazine
4 Stars
A gem of an album that proves shockingly addictive
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York Press
"...the album is never dull."
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Hi-Fi News
5 Stars
"Refreshing, no-nonsense pianism, bursting with ideas."
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The Observer
music that is by turns energetic and reflective, but always sparklingly melodic.
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The Independent
4 Stars
"...sonic attack..."
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FT
Originals that "mix light-fingered funk, riffy swing and ballads with ease and elegance"
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Audiophile Audition
4 Stars
"clean and spacious"
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Mojo
4 Stars
"[a] celebration of sophistication, musicality and muscularity"
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The Scotsman
"...powerful and inventive..."
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The Herald
"...fine playing..."
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Evening Standard
4 Stars
"..an intelligent, propulsive hour of unhistrionic jazz."
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Yorkshire Post
"supercharged"
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BBC Music Magazine
5 Stars
BBC Music Choice: "...a triumph of Welsh wizardry."
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HiFi.nl
"...kracht staat hier gelijk aan innerlijke overtuiging."
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The Jazz Breakfast
"...clear joy in music-making."
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The Guardian
"...a scalding account of Giant Steps demonstrates Williams's delicate touch..."
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Sempre Audio
"...grooved und swingt sich Nummer für Nummer ins Herz des Zuhörers."
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LondonJazz
"The listener is drawn in...Great stuff."
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Jazzwise
"Williams' originals are written, arranged and played by the trio with both taste and restraint."
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Ejazznews
Williams asserts his considerable authority as a jazz keyboardist
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Vortex
...a pleasingly varied, but consistently powerful album from a fiercely but sensitively interactive trio.
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