Powell Young | 2065 Flying Fingers

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2065 Flying Fingers

by Powell Young

Instrumental metal from the number one Chinese shredder.
Genre: Metal/Punk: Instrumental Metal
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1. Run To Space
6:59 album only
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2. In The Year 2065
6:09 album only
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3. Mari
5:59 album only
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4. Highway 66, Tribute To Bob Dylan
4:03 album only
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5. Lonesome Loner
4:49 album only
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6. Speedy King
3:58 album only
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7. Trouble Water
4:17 album only
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8. Dust In The Air
5:07 album only
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9. In The Center Of Love
5:16 album only
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10. Flying Fingers
3:04 album only
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11. Screaming In The Storm
4:12 album only
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12. In A Moody City
3:25 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
2065 Flying Fingers is an amazing instrumental guitar album, composed and performed by the number one Chinese axeman Powell Young. Young is currently teaching Er-Hu and oriental traditional percussion at the Beijing Chinese Opera college, where he also developed his own guitar skills and found a way to mix Chinese traditional music with shred, fusion and heavy metal. As a guitarist, Powell is influenced by virtuosos such as Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Gary Moore, Frank Gambale, Paul Gilbert, Greg Howe, Ritchie Kotzen and Jason Becker. On October 10, 2002, Powell opened for Satriani, jammed with Joe at his Taipei live concert, and got to show his incredible guitar technique in front of 2000 guitar fans. Powell Young is the first Chinese guitarist to become offered an endorsement deal with Musicman Guitars. Highly recommend by Joe Satriani.

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Morning

2065 Flying Fingers
Songs actually drag you in. Makes the room spin and imagination dance. Love it!
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E-Man

The short version...AWESOME
Powell is an incredible guitarist. The Flying Fingers cd rocks out. I listened to this 3 times in a row and made myself turn it off so my neighbors wouldn't kill me. Buy this, put it in and TURN IT UP!
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Nate

It's Good
This guy is an amazing talent with a personalized technical and emotive approach, and comparing artists is inherently problematic, but it is fun to try anyway. Some of his songs are Satrianiesk (is that a word). For example, Run To Space starts out very much like Crushing Day, Flying Fingers reminds me of Midnight, and Screaming In The Storm begins like Time Machine before taking a completely different direction.
If you like eastern influenced melodies and rhythms you should look into Powell's work. To be sure, he's very heavily blues influenced, but he sneaks in some oriental style and delivery too. I like it more and more as time goes on.
My copy has some minor glitches in the beginning of the 1st song, but it plays through them.
All in all, this is a great CD.
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DeviantMan

Master Shredder
Fantastic instrumental rock album.
A rockin' good time from the Chinese master of metal.
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