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In 2018, guitarist and composer Arndt Worbis founded the Jazz-Fusion Band [NOSUBSTITUTION]. The band first played cover songs by Fourplay, The Crussaders, Steely Dan, Groover Washington jr. etc. and interpreted Jazz Standards. The formation quickly gained an excellent reputation as a live act in the region. However, this ended abruptly in spring 2020 for [NOSUBSTITUTION], too: the emerging corona pandemic meant the cancellation of many performances that had already been planned.

After this initial shock, Worbis began composing the album "Sundance Vibrations" in March 2020. By the end of the year, eleven songs had been created, the foundations of which are unmistakably jazz, funk, latin, pop, R&B and blues.



For the studio recordings of the debut album - in addition to the band members Jürgen Heller (saxophone), Björn Grote (bass) and Paul-Alexander Schulte (Dr) - numerous nationally and internationally renowned colleagues such as the percussionist Markus Passlick (Götz Alsmann Band, die Ärzte a.o.), who is now also a permanent member of the band, as well as the Berlin based pianist and keyboarder Bene Aperdannier (Lily Dahab, Till Brönner, Klaus Doldinger etc.). The Horn-Section consisted of Christian Kappe (Trilok Gurtu, Eda Zari, Barbara Dennerlein etc.), Stephan J. Schulze (WDR Big Band, Nils Landgren, Max Mutzke etc.) and Klaus Heimann (Günther Noris Big Band, Bobby Shew etc.). Meanwhile, Heimann is also a permanent member of the band. Another guest to be heard is the drummer Friedemann Kühn, who lives in Münster and with whom Worbis has played in numerous formations in recent years.


After more than a year of production, "Sundance Vibrations" was released in November 2022 by the label TIMEZONE|records and has since been available as a CD in stores and worldwide on all streaming platforms.


With the new band members Martin Speight on the keys, Achim Hartmann, trombone and the saxophonist Marco Arndt the band manages to impressively implement the elaborately produced studio sound live.

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