THE SWITCH HITTERS ft. Nigel Hall, Snarky Puppy mbrs +Galaxe
Boom Boom Room at Boom Boom Room
- When: Friday, Dec 14 2018 9:00PM til 3:00 AM
- Door Time: 8:00 PM
- Show Type: Funk Rock Soul-Jazz Electro Live Allstars
- Restrictions: 21 & over
**THE SWITCH HITTERS**
NIGEL HALL [Bass & Vocals-LETTUCE]
ROBERT 'SPUT' SEARIGHT [Drums-SNARKY PUPPY/GHOST NOTE]
NATE WERTH [Percussion-SNARKY PUPPY/GHOST NOTE]
WIL BLADES [B3-DR.LONNIE SMITH, ADAM DEITCH 4]
(of Yak Attack)
**THE SWITCH HITTERS**
TheSwitters Hitters is an all-star band with the most in-demand musicians on theJazz, Funk and Hip-Hop scene. The band features Robert“Sput” Searight (Ghost-Note,Kendrick Lamar) on drums/keys, NigelHall (Lettuce) on vocals/keys/bass, NateWerth (Snarky Puppy, Ghost-Note) on percussion, and Wil Blades on keys/drums/bass. The band of multi-instrumentalistsstarted as a means for the four members to get together, play tunes they love,and have fun switching around on different instruments. The impromptu vibe ofthe band keeps things loose and fun for both the band and audiences.
About the Hitters...
Grammy Award Winner Robert"Sput" Searight is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School forthe Performing & Visual Arts and has worked in the music businessprofessionally for over 15 years. He has worked with some of the best artistsin the industry including Celine Dion, Bob Carlisle , Kirk Franklin, SnoopDogg, Erykah Badu, & Justin Timberlake, Jo Jo, Diddy Dirty Money, SnarkyPuppy ,Dogg Pound Gangsters, Charlie Wilson,Teddy Riley(GUY), and RaphealSaadig.... His talents has landed him various awards such as a Grammy, SoulTrain Award, NAACP Image Award and Dove Award, to name a few.
Soul provider Nigel Hall is in many ways anartist who needs no introduction. An in-demand sideman, he’s built a mightyfoundation of funk over the years onstage and in the studio with collaboratorsincluding the Warren Haynes Band, Jon Cleary, Soulive, Oteil Burbridge andRoosevelt Collier, Ledisi, the Soul Rebels, Lettuce and countless others.Legions of fans are already well in the know about Hall’s copious keyboardchops and powerful vocal style.
Grammy-award winning musician, NateWerth, is one of today's most innovative and versatile percussionists. Hailing from Dyer, Indiana, his approach to diverse musical styles, aswell as an inventive use of traditional and non-traditional percussion, defineshis unique sound. Nate has been actively recording and touring world wide forthe past decade, working with internationally acclaimed artists such as SnarkyPuppy, Screaming Headless Torsos, David Crosby, Q-Tip, Lalah Hathaway, SusanaBaca, The Lee Boys, Turkuaz, Myron Butler and Levi, Jamison Ross, and TheMetropole Orchestra.
Wil Blades, a native Chicagoan, hasbecome the San Francisco Bay Area’s first call organist and is rapidly gainingmomentum internationally. In 2017, Blades was named Downbeat Magazine’s “RisingStar” for organ. He’s kept the traditional sounds of Jimmy Smith, Larry Young,and “Groove” Holmes alive, while creating a more personal, modern sound. Wilhas toured and recorded with John Lee Hooker, Dr. Lonnie Smith, John Scofield,Nicholas Payton, Melvin Sparks, Idris Muhammad, Joe Louis Walker, DonaldHarrison, Karl Denson, Charlie Hunter, Stanton Moore, and many others.
Nick Werth offers up an inspiring display of creativity with his solo project, GALAXE. While simultaneously juggling the producer/MC roles, live beats and positive mantras unite to form a unique blend of conscious HipHop and Electronica. To make matters more interesting, Nick delivers the GALAXE sound via Xylosynth: a futuristic beat machine with limitless possibilities.
"Nick Werth (Yak Attack) serves up hip hop-inspired beats with his solo project, Galaxe. What makes this incredibly unique is that he does it all live using a futuristic vibraphone. Based in the PacificNorthwest, the Galaxe sound is deeply inspired by nature and psychedelic experience, with nods to J Dilla and Flying Lotus.
The Switch Hitters / Galaxe / Nigel Hall / Nate Werth / Robert Sput / Wil Blades
Nigel Hall / Nate Werth / Robert Sput / Wil Blades / DJ K-os / Galaxe / Robert Searight / Nick Werth