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GHOST-NOTE, THE NATE WERTH & ROBERT SPUT SEARIGHT-LED SUPERGROUP, ANNOUNCES THEIR FIRST EUROPEAN TOUR IN SUPPORT OF CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED ALBUM ‘SWAGISM’

Sep 26 2018

For Immediate Release:

Multi-Grammy Award-winning artists Robert Sput Searight and Nate Werth launched their powerhouse ensemble of Ghost-Note back in 2015, but 2018 marks the first year the band is heading overseas. This November, Searight and Werth take their eclectic ensemble – comprised of  Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas Jr. (bass),  Xavier Taplin (keys), Vaughn “V-Keys” Henry (keys), Peter Knudsen (guitar) and Jonathan Mones (alto sax & flute) alongside Werth and Sput – across Europe.

Dates will see the masterful 7-piece play performances in NorwaySwitzerlandFrance, and England, with multiple dates scheduled throughout SwedenGermany, the Netherlands and Italy. From November 5th, 2018 until the 27th, Ghost-Note will visit 18 overseas cities, hitting jazz clubs and jazz festivals alike.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the band’s website.

So far, the live performance has been turning heads. “Throughout the show, they demonstrated a good balance between lyric and freestyle,” writes The Feedback Society after catching their breakout performance at Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival earlier this year. “Their notes and runs were clear and articulate; the drum hits defined. There were show-stopping riffs, catchy hooks, and head-turning Latin beats…The expertly executed use of free-form solos enhanced the performance rather than taking away from it, which can be a risk with jazz music.”

Ghost-Note was conceptualized in 2015 to showcase the diverse musical landscape of Dallas, TX. That birthed the ensemble’s debut record, Fortified, under the moniker. This past April, Sput and Werth – who are best known for their affiliation with the jazz-fusion band, Snarky Puppy – headed back into the studio for the follow-up release, Swagism, which garnered a #1 position on the iTunes jazz charts. The current album showcases a more evolved sound, elaborating on the sonically powerful and diverse talents of each individual member of the group, and features over 20 guest musicians, including Kamasi WashingtonKarl DensonNigel HallBrandon “TAZ” Niederauer, and many more.

Live performances of the unique supergroup have been scarce, until now. Catch them in a city near you. A full list of upcoming dates can be found below.

GHOST-NOTE
US Tour Dates

10/9 – Memphis, TN – 1884 Lounge
10/10 – St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House
10/11 – Chicago, IL – 1st Ward Chop Shop
10/12 – Detroit, MI – Detroit Institute of Music Education
10/13 – Grand Rapids, IA – Founders
10/14 & 10/15  – Toronto, CAN – The Rex
10/16 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
10/17 – Washington, D.C. – Gypsy Sally’s
10/18 – Asheville, NC – Asheville Music Hall
10/19 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre
10/20 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In
10/21 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
10/23 – Hattiesburg, MS – Thirsty Hippo
10/24 – New Orleans, LA – Blue Nile
10/25 – Houston, TX – Last Concert Cafe
10/26 – Dallas, TX – Deep Ellum

EU/UK Tour Dates

11/5 – Göteborg, Sweden – Nefertiti
11/6 – Stockholm, Sweden – Fasching
11/8 – Oslo, Norway – Cosmopolite
11/9 – Lausanne, Switzerland – Jazz Onze Plus
11/10 – Ingolstadt, Germany – Ingolstädter Jazztage
11/11 – Ulm, Germany – Roxy
11/12 – Aschaffenburg, Germany – Colos-Saal
11/14 – Berlin, Germany – Quasimodo
11/15 – Bielefeld, Germany – 15 Bunker Ulmenwall,
11/16 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Super Sonic Jazz Festival
11/17 – Heerlen, Netherlands – Jazz Out
11/18 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – Bird
11/20 – Leiden, Netherlands – Scheltema
11/21 – Paris, France – Badaboum
11/23 – London, England – Ronnie Scott’s
11/24 – Munich, Germany – Unterfahrt
11/25 – Bari, Italy – Teatro Forma
11/27 – Pisa, Italy – Lumiere / Pisa Jazz

For More Information on Ghost-Note, Please Contact:
Juliana Todeschi – pfa / Entertainment Media & Marketing – julianat@pfamedia.net – 212-334-6116

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