Bassist Ben Williams' solo debut, State of Art, is a thoughtful contemporary and post-bop-leaning album that finds the winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition delving into several original tunes and successful pop covers. Williams is an adroit improviser with a fluid, muscular approach to the upright -- as well as the electric -- bass, and he showcases all of his 6/ The album starts off with "Home"a Williams original, that is a hard grooving back beat driven tune with a rhythmicly intricate melody & ensemble interplay. Well there you have it Ben Williams State Of Art in my humble opinion one of the best releases in the last ten years so check it out. Read more. this is a really great cd.I like /5(16). Yes, State of Art is an audacious title for any musician’s debut album. But the CD, the first under D.C. native Ben Williams’ name as a leader, largely lives up to the hype. Williams, a mainstay in Stefon Harris’ band and winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition for double bass in , has assembled a simpatico group of excellent supporting players for a lively set. Recorded April 17th - 18th & September 9th Mixed at The Village Studios, Los Angeles, CA ℗&© Concord Music Group, Inc., N. Crescent Drive, Beverly Hills, CA /5(1). Bassist Ben Williams' solo debut, State of Art, is a thoughtful contemporary and post-bop-leaning album that finds the winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition delving into several original tunes and successful pop covers. Jan 20, · State of Art è un disco nel quale il bassista Ben Williams riversa a piene mani tutte le sue passioni musicali, che spaziano dal jazz in senso stretto all'hip-hop, dal gospel al R&B; raggiungendo una fusione interessante, per certi versi originale, e piena di spunti creativi. Mar 25, · Video promo for bassist Ben Williams' debut album, "State of Art" (Concord Records). ALBUM AVAILABLE JUNE 28TH!!! Apr 15, · Ben Williams, winner of the Thelonious Monk International Bass Competition is releasing his State of Art CD on June No matter what the endeavor, the "state of the art. Ben Williams (5) Ben Williams (5) - State Of Art (CD, Album, SHM) Concord Jazz: UCCO Japan: Sell This Version: CJA Kurt Elling: Kurt Elling - Broadway - The Brill Building Project (Album) 3 versions: Concord Jazz: CJA US.
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