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Jeff Berlin Honors Jack Bruce on “Jack Songs”
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Jeff Berlin Honors Jack Bruce on “Jack Songs”

In 2014, the world lost a musical giant with the passing of Jack Bruce. Jeff Berlin began working on a tribute album shortly after his passing, and now that album is available as “Jack Songs,” with an unreal cast of musicians.

Snarky Puppy: Bet
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Snarky Puppy: Bet

When Snarky Puppy released the first video from their upcoming album, “Empire Central,” a couple of weeks ago, I was pumped. Now they’ve given us another taste of what’s to come with another amazing performance from the record.

Snarky Puppy Announces “Empire Central” Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces “Empire Central” Tour Dates

Snarky Puppy returned to their roots by recording their forthcoming record, “Empire Central,” in the studio with an audience. The album will be coming out on September 30th, after which they’ll spend a couple of months touring Europe.

Snarky Puppy: Shofukan (Glastonbury 2022)
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Snarky Puppy: Shofukan (Glastonbury 2022)

Snarky Puppy took the stage at Glastonbury in 2022, and BBC recorded it. Here’s Michael League and the band performing “Shofukan”.

Snarky Puppy: Trinity
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Snarky Puppy: Trinity

Snarky Puppy has a new album coming in September, and they shared this video to help build the excitement. “Trinity” was written by Mark Lettieri, and it grooves.

Snarky Puppy: Binky (Live at GroundUP Music Festival, 2018)
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Snarky Puppy: Binky (Live at GroundUP Music Festival, 2018)

With minimal touring the past two years, Snarky Puppy is releasing never-before-seen videos from their vault. Here’s one of Michael League and the band performing “Binky” live at the GroundUP Music Festival in 2018.

Steely Dan Announces Earth After Hours Tour with Snarky Puppy and Aimee Mann
Concerts & Tours

Steely Dan Announces Earth After Hours Tour with Snarky Puppy and Aimee Mann

Steely Dan will be hitting the road for their “Earth After Hours” tour in May. The band, anchored by bass guru “Ready” Freddie Washington, will be in good company for their amphitheater tour, including Snarky Puppy and Aimee Mann.

Snarky Puppy Unveils Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Unveils Tour Dates

Snarky Puppy has announced a new set of tour dates that will run from September through the New Year. The band, led by bassist Michael League, will kick things off in Texas before heading to Florida, California, Arizona, Pennsylvania, and New York.

Snarky Puppy Announces Return To the Stage with Texas Tour
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Snarky Puppy Announces Return To the Stage with Texas Tour

Snarky Puppy will be hitting the road again for the first time since canceling their tour plans last year. The musical collective, led by bassist/bandleader Michael League, made the announcement on Facebook.

Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar
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Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar

Paul Jackson’s passing on March 18th sent shockwaves through the music community. Now a staggering list of his musical compatriots will be remembering him in a live webinar hosted by the Berklee Bass Department.

Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten Host Free Webinar with Snarky Puppy
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Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten Host Free Webinar with Snarky Puppy

The weekly webinar held by Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten is rolling on this week with a presentation featuring the entire roster of Snarky Puppy, including bassist Michael League.

GroundUP Music with Becca Stevens, Bokanté, Alina Engibaryan And More: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
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GroundUP Music with Becca Stevens, Bokanté, Alina Engibaryan And More: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

I’ve always loved the Tiny Desk series, and I am glad they were able to keep it going during these trying times. Here’s a new “Home” video with musicians from GroundUP Music, including Chris Tordini and Michael League. What a fantastic mix of music!