Michael League Archives
Snarky Puppy Adds Fall Dates to Empire Central Tour
Snarky Puppy has announced a new leg of their “Empire Central” tour that will take the crossover band across North America this fall. Beginning on September 8th, the trek will be a victory lap for their GRAMMY award-winning record, “Empire Central.”
Snarky Puppy: Cliroy
I’ve been wearing out Snarky Puppy’s “Empire Central,” which is often on the turntable. The band just dropped another video from the session, with the laid back tune, “Cliroy,” which was written by trumpeter Jay Jennings.
Snarky Puppy: Pineapple
Snarky Puppy’s “Empire Central” has been on my turntable a lot lately, and it is one of my favorite records of 2022. They’ve just dropped another video from the recording session. “Pineapple” was co-written by Mike “Maz” Maher and Michael League.
Snarky Puppy: RL’s
Since Snarky Puppy dropped “Empire Central,” I’ve been listening to it a lot (and anxiously awaiting the vinyl to arrive). They just released another video for the session, with Michael League and the band getting down on the tune, “RL’s.”
Groove – Episode #94: Michael League
Snarky Puppy just dropped their latest album, and it is spectacular. Bassist/bandleader Michael League is our guest for this month’s episode of Groove - the No Treble podcast. Enjoy the conversation.
Snarky Puppy: Belmont
The wait is almost over. Snarky Puppy’s “Empire Central” is coming at the end of the month, and the band has just shared a new video from the session. “Belmont” was written by bassist/bandleader Michael League.
Jeff Coffin’s “Between Dreaming and Joy” Features Stacked Bass Lineup
Jeff Coffin has released a new solo album called “Between Dreaming and Joy,” but it’s far from a solo effort. The saxophonist, who many know from his work with Dave Matthews Band, has an absolutely stacked lineup to fill out the music.
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
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
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)
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
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.