Glen Washington's 'Masterpiece' The first round of selecting the final Grammy nominations

Friday, October 26, 2012

Zion High Productions (ZHP) and A Train Entertainment are very pleased to announce the selection of two ZHP releases from 2012 will be featured in the first round of Grammy nominations for the Reggae category -- Jah Golden Throne, a various artists contemporary roots release, and Masterpiece, the most recent album from soulful reggae crooner, Glen Washington. Both records feature arrangements by the Zion I Kings, a triumvirate of roots producers drawing fromZion High, Lustre Kings and I Grade. First round ballots must be submitted by October 31st and final Grammy nominations will be announced Wednesday December 5th.


Details for voting members of the Academy

FIELD 14: REGGAE Category

50: Best Reggae Album

045 Jah Golden Throne - Various Artists

052 Masterpiece - Glen Washington

On Masterpiece, Glen Washington lends not just his voice but his soul to a masterpiece of both message and music including serious conscious roots and playful lovers reggae. Signature Zion I Kings arrangements emphasize layers of sound in which the interplay of percussion, breezy horns and bubbling bass lines tell a story themselves. Here, Washington's husky vocals lead the listener on a reggae journey inspired by soul, mento and gospel. The record earned praise and a "high recommendation" from the CD Hot List which also acknowledged Masterpiece proves Washington's "energy and the quality of his songwriting haven't flagged a bit".
DOWNLOAD THE MASTERPIECE ALBUM SAMPLER | WATCH THE "FALL ON ME" MUSIC VIDEO | READ THE REVIEWS | DOWNLOAD/PREVIEW THE ALBUM PRESS RELEASE

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