Snarky Puppy is a collective of sorts with as many as 25 members in regular rotation. At its core, the band represents the convergence of both black and white American music culture with various accents from around the world. Blending influence from blues, rock, Caribbean, and West African styles, the group includes an all-star cast of musicians from 4 different continents.
Where people listen
The last four years have brought dramatic changes for Snarky Puppy.
Class is in Session!
While it's not the same as being on tour, the guys are looking forward to finding a way to stay connected with you all and spark creativity. Join any class you want on a choose-your-own-donation basis. Please know that all donations go directly towards the band members. Save your spot for class and check out all the classes we have available for replay here: crowdcast. I had a sort of late 60s Miles sound in my head for the guitar solo on this one and Mark let me use his Collings guitar with humbucking pickups to get a fatter blues-y sound.
Snarky Puppy is an American instrumental ensemble  led by bassist Michael League. Snarky Puppy combines a variety of jazz idioms, rock, world music, and funk and has won three Grammy Awards. So Snarky Puppy was my way of getting to play. Many past and present band members were students at the University of North Texas.