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"Steve Williams' playing here generated the kind of rhythmic drive that Art Blakey excelled at during his heyday."
Chuck Obuchowski Hartford Courant -May 10, 2009

  The enjoyment he derives from inspiring everyone here couldn't be more obvious... more
Mike Joyce, Washington Post, February 23, 2007

Steve Williams emerges as a leader with a potent modern-bop quintet... more
Jazz Times, May 2007

This record is a splendor. It revivals the kind of emotion that you only feel listening to the great sessions from the sixties. The compositions, signed by Steve Williams or other musicians from the band are dazzling. It is one of those that gives the strength to get up in the morning and the will to stretch out the night... more
Renaud Czarnes - Les Echos January 26, 2007

Superb debut as a leader. A true musical project, a real personality of instrumentalist and a surrounding in full sympathy with a determined leader: in short, an album of inspired jazz...more
Jean Szlamowicz - Jazz Hot February 2007

Each of Steve Williams interventions –breaks and choruses- as well as his accompaniment show clearly that it was time for him to lead this kind of band... more
Henri Marchal in La Semaine des Spectacles January 24, 2007

This album has to be recommended... more
Jacques Aboucaya Jazz Magazine February 2007

A session of exceptional quality... more
Discovery records - January 2007