Released a couple days ago, Terrace Martin has a full 14-tracks of jazz and funk fused music for you to listen to you in Velvet Portraits. He describes his “Sounds of Crenshaw” as everything from Kendrick to Herbie, so you know you’ll get a wide variety in this one.
There are features from Tiffany Gouche, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, The Emotions, Wayne Vaughn, Adam Turchin, Uncle Chucc, Rose Gold, Candy West, Keyon Harrold, Marlon Williams, Thundercat, Ronald Bruner Jr, and Tone Trezure.
Grab the digital and/or CD for $12 over at Bandcamp.
‘…the Sound Of Crenshaw is in everything I touch, from Kendrick to Herbie. So with SOC I’m gonna bring it all back and give y’all the whole package: 100% the Sound of Crenshaw’
Velvet Portraits is a wide ranging record with a common distinct style. With a core band of Terrace Martin on sax, Curly Martin on drums, Brandon Eugene Owens on bass, and Robert ‘Sput’ Searight on Keys, Velvet Portraits also features appearances from Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, Lalah Hathaway, Thundercat, Rose Gold, Tiffany Gouche, Marlon Williams and more. Recorded in Omaha Nebraska and Los Angeles, Velvet Portraits portrays the evolution of Martin as a player, producer, and a musician with a deep sense of history.
Executive Producers: Louis Marks, Terrace Martin
Album Coordinator: Monesia Hobbs
Photography: Sean Nana, Samantha J
Art Director: Samantha J
Administration Director: Monesia Hobbs
Idea Homie: Adam Turchin