Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest – Sylva

Released on April 20, 2015, “Sylva” is “a dreamlike cinema-concept-album dedicated to the forest” created by Snarky Puppy and Holland’s famous Metropole Orkest



(Source Sylva | Snarky Puppy on BandFrame)

Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest  - Sylva


The Arts Desk
Ambitious and imaginative US-Dutch collaboration thrills at every turn Penned by Snarky Puppy bassist and bandleader, Michael League, while on tour with the band, each of the album’s six movements was inspired by a different forest he has spent time in, from the swamps of Louisiana and giant redwoods of northern California to the nightmarish version of childhood dreams. […]

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This incredible scenery was reflected in the cover art for Sylva, which is the creation of Miraphora Mina and Minalima Design, the graphic artist known for her work on the “Harry Potter” films. Her work beautifully compliments the layers and textures found in Sylva. […]
Here they carve out a new musical space super-sizing their efforts for this orchestral jazz record project with what uncannily at times conjures an imaginary 21st century musical summit meeting involving John Barry and Weather Report […]

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