Guilt & Company - Gastown
8pm - 12:30am
$20 adv. / $25 at the door
GHOST NOTE - ghost-note.bandcamp.com
This is one serious act to watch in coming years. They’re taking the best of today’s modern sounds, genres and technology, experience in playing with the majors, and blending them with the masterful musicianship of jazz. It’s no surprise they are employed by some of the worlds best. Together, these musicians fuse worlds of percussion with neck breaking and booty shaking rhythms, creating an explosive pulse and a night of energetic, unforgettable musical madness.
Robert Sput Searight is the most accomplished of the group. 6 time Grammy Award recipient, the last two for his work on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly”, and was voted in the Top 10 Living Jazz Drummers today by Drummerworld Magazine. Artists like Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Celine Dion, Justin Timberlake, P Diddy, Timberland, Myron Butler, and Kirk Franklin employ Searight’s talents regularly.
Sylvester Onyejiaka - Prince, Taylor Swift, Stevie Wonder, Ghost-Note, and Janelle Monae
MonoNeon - Prince
Nate Werth - Snarky Puppy
Justin Stanton - Snarky Puppy
MARK LETTIERI - Erykah Badu, Snarky Puppy, Bilal, Phillip Phillips www.marklettieri.com
Mark Lettieri is a guitarist, composer, and producer based in Fort Worth, TX. Proficient in a multitude of styles, he records and performs in virtually every genre of popular music with both independent and major-label artists. He also composes and produces original instrumental music under his own name. An in-demand session guitarist, Mark’s recent work includes David Crosby, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Adam Levine, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Eric Roberson, LeCrae, Lupe Fiasco, Keyshia Cole, Xzibit, as well as numerous radio and television jingles.
RON ARTIS II - Ron is a world- class musician and Blues phenom from the Hawaiian Islands. 2017 festival appearances included four Wanderlust festivals, 4 Peaks Music Fest, and his breakout debut at Oregon’s Pickathon. Ron has worked with Mick Fleetwood, Booker T Jones, Jack Johnson, Soulive, Mike Love, Jake Shimabukuro, Eric Krasno, and more.
UNO MAS - A Vancouver opus, UnoMas’ music embraces a unique, modern sound, that is rooted
in soul- jazz, punctuated with funk, hip- hop, reggae, drum & bass, and Latin grooves.
With original guitar by Kelly Brown, bass by Dino DiNicolo and drums by Travis Nelson,
their shows are consistenly unique, with fresh takes on well known classics and original
music. Their enthusiasm, humility and connection with one another is displayed in every
performance, on stages big and small.