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Grammy Winning Producer of Snoop Dog is in Liverpool to teach secrets of rhythm to local musicians

Liverpool's musicians and music enthusiasts are in for a treat. Parrjazz will be hosting a masterclass by none other than the Grammy award-winning drummer, keyboardist, and producer, Robert "Sput" Searight on 30th August. Robert "Sput" Searight isn't just any musician; he's a name that resonates deeply within the music industry. At the age of 18, he clinched a Grammy with his group, God’s Property, setting a new benchmark for Gospel music with their debut album. Since then, Sput's journey has been nothing short of remarkable. He's not only the drummer for the iconic band Toto but also leads his own ensemble, Ghost-Note.

His versatility doesn't end with drumming. Sput has showcased his prowess as a keyboardist and has been a sought-after producer, collaborating with a diverse range of artists. From legends like Herbie Hancock and Marcus Miller to contemporary icons such as Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg, Sput's portfolio is a testament to his unparalleled skills and adaptability.

For those keen on delving deeper into the world of rhythm and production, this masterclass is a rare opportunity. It's not every day that one gets to learn from a musician of Sput's calibre, right here in Liverpool.

1. Introducing: Drumming Masterclass 🥁

Unlock the secrets of rhythm with the legendary Robert "Sput" Searight. This session promises to be a deep dive into the world of drumming, offering insights that only a maestro like Sput can provide. Image: A close-up shot of a drum set with drumsticks, spotlight on the snare.

2. The Man Behind the Beats: Robert "Sput" Searight 🌟

Sput isn't just any drummer; he's a force to be reckoned with in the modern music scene. His influence as a drummer and producer is unparalleled. Image: A black and white portrait of Robert "Sput" Searight, confidently holding drumsticks.

3. A Musical Prodigy from Dallas, Texas 🎵

Sput's musical journey began in Dallas, Texas, where he grew alongside icons like Erykah Badu, Norah Jones, and Roy Hargrove at the renowned Booker T. Washington High School. Image: A vintage photo of the Booker T. Washington High School with young musicians outside.

4. Grammy Winner at 18 🏆

At the tender age of 18, Sput won a Grammy with his group, God’s Property. Their debut album revolutionised Gospel music, setting a new standard for the genre. Image: A snapshot of the God’s Property band, with a young Searight in the spotlight.

5. The Versatile Virtuoso 🎹

While many know Sput for his drumming prowess, he's also an exceptional keyboardist and producer. His versatility is a testament to his dedication to the craft. Image: Searight playing a keyboard, with a drum set in the background.

6. The Go-To for Music Legends 🎤

From Snoop Dogg to Justin Timberlake, many of the music industry's biggest names have sought Sput's unparalleled skills, both behind the drum set and the production desk. Image: A collage of the mentioned artists with Searight in the studio, showcasing their collaborations.

7. Join the Rhythmic Revolution 🥁

This masterclass is your chance to learn from the best. Dive in and elevate your drumming prowess with insights that only Sput can offer. Image: A dynamic shot of Searight in action, passionately drumming away.

Event Details:

  • Date and Time: 6-8pm

  • Fee: £30

  • Venue: Liverpool city centre, Toxteth TV building (a few minutes walk from the Anglican Cathedral)

  • Booking & Further Information: Email TICKETS

Don't miss this golden opportunity to learn from a legend. Whether you're a budding drummer or a seasoned musician, this masterclass promises to be an enriching experience. Book your place now!

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