*Funk up your weekend with an exclusive preview of the debut album from “The Big Ol’ Nasty Getdown” and hear for the first time tracks featuring George Clinton recorded specifically for Volume 1.
Go to www.thebigolnastygetdown.com to access the player.
The album will be available for streaming from Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5 at midnight. The Big Ol’ Nasty Getdown Volume 1 will be available on iTunes on August 16.
Listeners will finally get a chance to hear “The Beauty of Pretty,” a collaboration between George Clinton and Sidney Barnes, a song 30 years in the making and finally completed at the sessions for Volume 1.
This soon-to-be-classic recording also features some of the last tracks recorded by the late Garry Shider. Belita Woods, Michael “Clip” Payne, members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Robert Mercurio (Galactic); JP Miller (Yo Mamas Big Fat Booty Band), Lee Boys guitarist Roosevelt Collier, Danny Bedrosian (P-Funk); Ian Neville (The Meters / Dumpstaphunk), are just a few of the 60+ musicians who participated in the project.
The record was recorded in New Orleans and in Tallahassee at George Clinton’s home studio and produced by John Heintz, JP Miller, and Frank Mapstone.
“The Big Ol’ Nasty Getdown” will debut songs for the album at the Long Beach Funk Festival on August 20th.