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Snarky Puppy returns to Rio for 'Jazz We Can' project / The Rio Times

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Tonight, December 15th, Circo Voador, in Lapa, promotes the show of Snarky Puppy, renowned group from Brooklyn, New York. After two years, the band returns to Rio to participate in the "Jazz We Can" project, aimed at promoting the jazz culture in the city. Nine of the 25 Snarky Puppy members will perform tonight at Circo Voador, presenting the most original fusion of jazz, hip hop, rock, soul, blues and even Brazilian forró, photo internet recreation. According to Michael League, Snarky's leader and bassist, the name alludes to Bar Semente, in Lapa, where, in 2015, the performance of the above mentioned musicians absolutely fascinated him. Besides the influence of Brazilian music, the group is also inspired by genres like funk, hip hop, soul, rock and blues.

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