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Sylva (Snarky Puppy album)

Sylva
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Live album by
ReleasedMay 26, 2015
RecordedApril 19–20, 2014
VenueHet Energiehuis, Dordrecht, Netherlands
GenreJazz fusion
Length54:29
LabelImpulse!
Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest chronology
We Like It Here
(2014)
Sylva
(2015)
Family Dinner – Volume 2
(2016)

Sylva is an album by American jazz fusion group Snarky Puppy that was released on May 26, 2015.[1] It was a collaboration between the band and the Metropole Orkest from the Netherlands. It won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.[2] According to Michael League, each song on the album is about a different forest.[3]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Michael League and arranged by Michael League & Jules Buckley.

No.TitleLength
1."Sintra"3:32
2."Flight"6:03
3."Atchafalaya"6:04
4."The Curtain"15:09
5."Gretel"4:21
6."The Clearing"19:23
Total length:54:32

Personnel

Snarky Puppy

  • Michael League – bass guitar, Moog bass
  • Mike Maher – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jay Jennings – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Chris Bullock – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, clarinet
  • Cory Henry – Hammond B3 organ, Moog, clavinet
  • Bill Laurance – piano, Wurlitzer, Moog
  • Justin Stanton – Fender Rhodes, Moog, clavinet, piano, trumpet
  • Bob Lanzetti – electric guitar
  • Mark Lettieri – electric guitar
  • Chris McQueen – electric guitar
  • Robert Searight – drums
  • Nate Werth – percussion

Metropole Orkest

  • Conductor - Jules Buckley
  • 1st Violin - Arlia de Ruiter (concertmaster), Vera Laporeva, Denis Koenders, David Peijnenborgh, Pauline Terlouw, Casper Donker, Ruben Margarita,Tinka Regter, Seijia Teeuwen, Ewa Zbyszynska
  • 2nd Violin - Merijn Rombout, Herman van Haaren, Wim Kok, Feyona van Iersel, Pauline Koning, Polina Cekov, Merel Jonker, Christina Knoll
  • Viola - Mieke Honingh, Norman Jansen, Julia Jowett, Isabella Petersen, Iris Schut, Lex Luijnenburg
  • Cello - Maarten Jansen, Emile Visser, Jascha Albracht, Annie Tangberg, Charles Watt
  • Double Bass - Erik Winkelmann, Arend Liefkes, Tjerk de Vos
  • Flute - Janine Abbas, Mariël van den Bos, Nola Exel
  • Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Contrabass Clarinet, and Saxophone - Paul van der Feen, Leo van Oostrom, Leo Janssen, Werner Janssen, and Max Boeree
  • Horn - Pieter Hunfeld, Rob van de Laar, Fons Verspaandonk, Elizabeth Hunfeld
  • Trombone - Jan Oosting, Vincent Veneman, Jan Bastiani
  • Bass Trombone - Martin van den Berg
  • Tuba - Ries Schellekens
  • Percussion - Murk Jiskoot, Frank Warndenier

References

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Sylva". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  2. ^ Pieters, Janene (16 February 2016). "Grammy Win Has Dutch Metropole Orchestra Feeling 'Enormously Proud'". nltimes.nl. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  3. ^ Fordham, John (7 May 2015). "Snarky Puppy/Metropole Orkest: Sylva review – refined, playful orchestral suite". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 March 2019.

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