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Snarky Puppy: RL’s
Bass Videos

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
Groove Podcast

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
Bass Videos

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
New Albums

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”
New Albums

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
Bass Videos

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)
Bass Videos

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
Bass Videos

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)
Bass Videos

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.