SummaryThe Masterpiece EP is a 3-track 45rpm release from the forthcoming full-length tribute to Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong, and the Psychedelic Soul era of Motown Records. Recreated with all new arrangements by some of LA's finest Jazz, Soul and Funk musicians and mastered by former Motown Senior Engineer Bob Olhsson, the Masterpiece EP is a 3 song journey into the sound, vibe and influence of turbulent late 60's-early 70's.
Tracks played by some of LA's top Jazz, Soul & Funk musicians, including members of Breakestra, Jungle Fire, Todd Simon (Ethio-Cali, Madlib, Venice Dawn, Kelis, etc), Te'Amir Sweeney (Aloe Blacc), Dexter Story and Kamasi Washington (Chaka Khan, Harvey Mason, Flylo, Brainfeeder). Mastering by Bob Olhsson, Motown's Senior Engineer from 67-74.
Includes insert with anecdotes about Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong and Olhsson's work during Motown's Psychedelic Soul era. Limited to 500 copies. Hand screenprinted by the Listen Recovery crew - each hand numbered.