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Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy is truly a different kind of musical animal.
  • What Feature Performing Arts Center student featured employee featured Performing Arts Center
  • When May 03, 2016 from 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM (GMT+0 / UTC0)
  • Where Milton G.Bassin Performing Arts Center
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 718-262-3750
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The New York-based quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from the best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. Although still "underground" in many respects, the band earned its first Grammy Award in early 2014 (for Best R&B; Performance) and has earned high praise from critical stalwarts like the BBC, Village Voice, The Guardian, New York Times, and Washington Post, as well as the world’s most respected musicians, from Pat Metheny to Prince. Their most recent album, a collaboration with the Dutch large ensemble Metropole Orkest called Sylva, topped Billboard Jazz, Billboard Contemporary Jazz, Billboard Heatseeker, and iTunes Jazz charts. The band has always used live performance as its chief form of evangelism, and over the last 8 years has maintained a more intense tour schedule than