Tuesday 9th July 2019
- Wednesday 10th July 2019
£25.00 - £45.00
6pm doors open
7.15pm support band
Multi-Grammy Award winning artists Robert Sput Searight and Nate Werth take percussion out of the shadows and into the spotlight with their new project, Ghost-Note. World renown for their ongoing catalog with international sensation Snarky Puppy, this dynamic duo expands their rhythmical voice into a celebration of music in all its forms. This is music that takes listeners on a mind-blowing journey, inspired by the influences of James Brown, J Dilla, and the Beastie Boys, all the way to folkloric West African, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian samba grooves.
Ghost-Note’s impressive rotating roster of heavy hitters combine their decades of experience to create a night of unforgettable musical madness. Band members include Sylvester Onyejiaka (Prince, Quantic) on flute, tenor, and baritone sax, Jonathan Mones (Funky Knuckles, RC and the Gritz) on flute, alto, and tenor saxophone, A.J. Brown (Fred Hammond) on bass, internet star Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas (Prince) on bass and guitar, Justin Stanton (Snarky Puppy) on keyboards, Daniel Jones (Jay-Z, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake) on keyboards, Nick Werth (Galaxe, Yak Attack) on xylosynth, Mike Jelani Brooks (Kirk Franklin, RC & the Gritz) on tenor saxophone, and Alvin Ford Jr. (Pretty Lights, Dumpstaphunk) on drums.
Ghost-Note’s first record, Fortified, which debuted at #1 on the ITunes Jazz charts in 2015, not only showcases Searight and Werth’s unique duo approach to rhythm, but it also highlights a phenomenal community of Dallas musicians. Fortified includes features by Shaun Martin, N'Dambi, Mark Lettieri, Caleb McCampbell, Jason “JT” Thomas, RSVP, and Nick Werth, and guest appearances by Cleon Edwards, Taron Lockett, Marcelo Woloski, Wes Stephenson, Bob Lanzetti, A.J. Brown, and Sylvester Onyejiaka. In addition to touring across the United States, Ghost-Note will tour in europe for the first time in Fall 2018 with their second album to be released in April 2018.
Ghost-Note is an instrumental explosion like you’ve never heard before — prepare yourselves for a neck breaking and booty shaking night that will keep you on your feet all night long.
Find out more about the EFG London Jazz Festival here: www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk
+support: QUINN OULTON
Fresh out the doors of 2018 Red Bull Music Academy - Singer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist, Quinn Oulton brings his unique home-brewed songwriting concoctions to life, alongside his explosive powerhouse of a live band.
Engrossed in the world of jazz from the age of 8, Quinn blends his harmonically rich saxophones, and colourful textures of guitars and percussion with an honest and deceivingly innocent approach to the art of songwriting, deriving from the likes of John Martyn and Jeff Buckley.
The bands tech is:
Quinn Oulton - Guitar, vocals, sax / Luca Caruso - Drums / Will Sach - bass / Rupert Cox - Keys
Tell us what you think of Ghost-Note (Late show tickets available), +support: QUINN OULTON below..