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Snarky Puppy Reaches #1 on Multiple Billboard Charts with “Sylva”

Band to begin tour next week

Snarky Puppy, Nice Jazz Festival 2014
Snarky Puppy

The instrumental collective Snarky Puppy, which released its first major label album, Sylva (Impulse!/Universal Music Classics), on May 26, is seeing major commercial success with the album. According to a press release, “After reaching #1 on the iTunes Jazz Chart on release, Sylva debuted on multiple Billboard charts including #1 on the Heatseekers Chart, #1 Top Current Jazz Album and #1 Contemporary Jazz Album.

The band will launch an extensive tour next week-see below for dates.

6/10 – 6/13: San Francisco, CA @ SFJazz

6/12: Oakland, CA @ New Parkway Theater, 1:30pm *Screening*

6/14: Los Angeles, CA @ Playboy Jazz Festival

6/14: Hollywood, CA @ The Chaplin Theater, Raleigh Studios, 3pm *Screening*

6/15: Washington, DC @ DC Jazz Fest at The Hamilton

6/16: Washington, DC @ DC Jazz Fest at The Hamilton

6/17: Roanoke, VA @ Jefferson Center

6/18: Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre

6/19: Richmond, VA @ Friday Cheers at the Brown’s Island

6/20: Newport News, VA @ Ferguson Center for the Arts

6/21: Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver International Jazz Festival

6/22: Victoria, BC @ Victoria Jazz Festival

6/23: Chicago, IL @ City Winery

6/24: Chicago, IL @ City Winery

6/25: Chicago, IL @ Millennium Park Music Series in Millennium Park

6/26: Toronto, ON @ Toronto Jazz Festival

6/27: Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Jazz Festival

6/28: Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Jazz Fest

6/30: Montreal, QC @ Montreal Jazz Festival

7/31: Newport, RI @ Newport Jazz Festival

8/1: New York, NY @ Watermark

9/6: High Point, NC @ The John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival

9/18: Evergreen, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater

9/20: Monterey, CA @ Monterey Jazz Festival

9/24: Los Angeles, CA @ Royce Hall (UCLA)

11/20: Cheney, WA @ Eastern Washington University Jazz Dialogue Festival

11/21: Portland, OR @ Roseland

11/22: Seattle, WA @ Neptune

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