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Snarky Puppy - FDV2. more than a mere band / Buffalo News

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The main movement not mired in the past is an underground one that is spreading through the ceaseless activities of the members of one band – Snarky Puppy, the ever-fluid ensemble that won a Grammy in 2014, but still remains an entity operating away from (and often against) the mainstream.

Led by bassist and composer Michael League, Snarky Puppy is more movement than mere band, simply because falling beneath the group's sway places a whole world of music at the listener's fingertips. There's the albums released beneath the band's own imprimatur which number 10 by this point, and touch upon nearly as many musical flavors as one can name. (The latest, "Family Dinner Vol. 2," features a host of guest singers and musicians, including Susana Baca, Charlie Hunter, David Crosby, Salif Keita, Laura Mvula, Ivan Neville, Jacob Collier and Terence Blanchard.

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