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2016 Reader Favorites – #6: Michael League

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls or anything else. Just having some fun.

Michael League

Michael League brought the bass goodness in 2016, as he always does. Snarky Puppy released “Family Dinner, Vol. 2” in February, followed by their 11th album, Culcha Vulcha on April 29th. Later, Michael joined the legendary David Crosby for his new album and tour.

Snarky Puppy, Featuring Susana Baca and Charlie Hunter: Molino Molero

1. Snarky Puppy, Featuring Susana Baca and Charlie Hunter: Molino Molero

Snarky Puppy recorded their upcoming release, Family Dinner Volume Two in February, 2015. Among the tracks was this one, featuring vocalist Susana Baca and guitarist Charlie Hunter. The tune is “Molino Molero”, which was written by Baca and arranged by Snarky Puppy bassist/bandleader Michael League and the band…

Snarky Puppy Featuring Chris Turner: Liquid Love

2. Snarky Puppy Featuring Chris Turner: Liquid Love

Snarky Puppy has been releasing videos around the release of their latest, Family Dinner, Vol. 2. The new album features the band performing with various vocalists and musicians during recording sessions in February 2015…

Snarky Puppy Featuring Jacob Collier and Big Ed Lee: Don’t You Know

3. Snarky Puppy Featuring Jacob Collier and Big Ed Lee: Don’t You Know

Here’s one of the latest videos to come from Snarky Puppy’s new Family Dinner, Vol. 2 release. In this clip, the band is joined by Jacob Collier and Big Ed Lee, and anchored as always by bassist Michael League. This one is funky!

David Crosby Taps Michael League for Fall Tour

4. David Crosby Taps Michael League for Fall Tour

Folk rock icon David Crosby has announced a fall tour in support of his upcoming album, Lighthouse, and he’s hired a killer band to back him up. Joining “Croz” on the road will be Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis, and Snarky Puppy bassist Michael League, who also produced the album…

Snarky Puppy Changes It Up On Latest Album

5. Snarky Puppy Changes It Up On Latest Album

Fusion band Snarky Puppy has returned to its fully instrumental roots with its 11th album, Culcha Vulcha. However, the band, led by bassist Michael League, departed from its live-from-the-studio film and audio style for the record, preferring to record at a Texas studio situated in the middle of a pecan ranch…