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Tim and Alphonso Young: Press

"Specializing in a buoyant brand of swing, the brothers (pianist Tim and drummer Alphonso) and bassist Bhagwan Khalsa perform a few songs on the album that seem tailor made for their delightful chemistry."
Mike Joyce - The Washington Post (Jan 25, 2008)
"They're mainstream modern jazz of the cool variety..."
"The Young Brothers are jazz artist who compose and perform on the same wavelength"
Emily Cary - DC Examiner (Jan 26, 2008)
"...they play combinations of originals and standards that have a fresh swinging groove that is very engaging..."
"She (Sara Jones) is helped along by Tim Young's smart and sensitive piano work - his comping shows a great knack for reharmonization."
Ted Gioia - Jazz.com (Feb 14, 2008)
"...the Young Brother’s band is tight and powerful. This is an exciting renewed approach and feel to jazz standards. The inclusion of original compositions makes this an impressive performance and debut by a really classy trio..."
"Tales of Time showcases the great talents of both the Young brothers and Khalsa. Adding in great guitar and sax music along with velvety vocals make this an exceptional jazz album"
"...musical talent sometimes runs in families. In jazz, for example, we have the Jones brothers (Elvin, Hank, Thad), the Heath brothers (Albert, Jimmy, Percy), the LaBarbera brothers (Joe, John, Pat), the Mangione brothers (Chuck, Gap) and others. Add to that roster the Young brothers (pianist Tim, drummer Alphonso Jr.) whose delightful album, Tales of Time..."
"...a conventional jazz piano trio in the
most positive sense of the description, the group
tackles standards with an elegant swing and
presents a few of Tim Young’s original compositions
with a similar sense of graceful assuredness..."
Bill Donaldson - Cadence Magazine (Mar 28, 2007)
"One of the most exciting new albums I’ve had the pleasure of listening to, Tales of Time is a dynamic set of contemporary jazz that features new and fresh interpretations of time-honored standards, tastefully infused with new originals, resulting in one nice package of musical delights..."
"Simply stated, the trio effortlessly whirls through jazz standards and two Tim Young originals, enamored by a lyrically refreshing sequence of musical events..."