Snaggle’s Snarky Puppy Tribute

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Fri-Nov-10
The Junction City Music Hall | www.JunctionCityMusicHall.com
2907 Dundas St W, Toronto, On,
Doors @ 8pm, show @ 9pm
$15 door, $10 advance list (email snaggle251@gmail.com)

:: Nick Maclean – keys
:: Brownman Ali – trumpet
:: Graeme Wallace – tenor sax
:: Anoop Isaac – guitar
:: Ethan Tilbury – bass
:: Geoff Bruce – drums

SNAGGLE — Toronto’s unique award-winning 6-man electric-jazz powerhouse — has, in recent years, often been referred to by media as “Canada’s answer to Snarky Puppy”. Fully embracing the comparison, SNAGGLE will pay tribute to SNARKY PUPPYs multi-Grammy winning impact on the international electric-jazz scene on Fri-Nov-10, 9pm ($15 door, $10 adv list) at Toronto’s Junction Music Hall (2907 Dundas St. W.) taking listeners on a journey though SNARKY PUPPY’s most beloved tunes. Expect to hear SNAGGLE interpretations of an assortment of compositions from albums such as ‘Bring us the Bright’, ‘The World is Getting Smaller’, ‘Tell Your Friends’, ‘Ground Up’, and ‘We Like it Here’ showcasing an exciting cross-section of Snarky’s ground breaking and influential grassroots electric-jazz visions. All arrangements were painstakingly hand orchestrated by SNAGGLE bandleader Nick Maclean, a 25-year old rising star in the Toronto jazz piano community. This performance will additionally feature acclaimed Toronto/Brooklyn jazz iconoclast & Browntasauras label exec Brownman Ali, heralded as “Canada’s preeminent jazz trumpet player” by the NYC Village Voice, making this a night of funkified electric-jazz audiences will not want to miss!

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Toronto Independent Music Awards Nomination!

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Exciting news! We just found out we’ve been nominated for the ‘Best Jazz Instrumental’ category for our most recent release THE LONG SLOG in the Toronto Independent Music Awards!

Huge congrats to our fellow nominees – our good friends the Brad Cheeseman Group, and label mates Chelsea McBride’s Socialist Night School and the Brownman Electryc Trio
Browntasauras is cleaning up folks!

 

Make sure to catch us on Sat-Sep-23 at Duffy’s Tavern with our good friends Jabberwock!

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Show Review and Interview with Bandleader Nick Maclean

Adrian Matte Quartet plays AlphaSoul Cafe

Alayne McGregor at OttawaJazzScene.ca wrote a fantastic review about our recent Ottawa performance! Make sure to read it here. Also a huge thanks to Brett Delmage for taking some truely stunning photos of the event!

 

You can also read the article Alayne wrote earlier that week after interviewing our bandleader Nick Maclean. Nick talks about us, his synth rig, his other group the Nick Maclean Quartet, Browntasauras Records, and a whole host of other things!

August Dates

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We’re getting excited for a bunch of out of town dates coming up later in August! Check it out and see if we’re playing near you!
Snaggle feat. Brownman Ali with special guest group ‘Relatively Minor’
KINGSTON
THU-AUG-17
506 Princess St, Kingston, ON
Doors at 8:30pm
9:00pm
$15 at the door
$10 adv list (email snaggle251@gmail.com)
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Snaggle feat. Brownman Ali
MONTREAL
FRI-AUG-18
5175A Park Ave, Montreal, QC
Doors at 8:30pm
9:00pm
$15 at the door
$10 adv list (email snaggle251@gmail.com)
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Snaggle feat. Brownman Ali
OTTAWA
SAT-AUG-19
135 Besserer St, Ottawa, ON
Doors at 7:30pm
8:00pm
$15 at the door
$10 adv list (email snaggle251@gmail.com)
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Snaggle feat. Brownman Ali
TORONTO
SAT-AUG-26
876 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON
Doors at 8:30pm
9:00pm
$15 at the door
$10 adv list (email snaggle251@gmail.com)

Browntasauras Presents: Electryc Trio/Snaggle/Modus Factor

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Fri-May-05, 9:00pm
May Cafe , 876 Dundas St W, Toronto
www.MayToronto.com
$15 at-the-door Cover
$10 Advanced List (email andrew@brownman.com to get on the Adv List)

Widely regarded as a vanguard for the evolution of Jazz in Canada, Toronto’s own BROWNTASAURAS RECORDS presents three of its most dynamic and explosive electric-jazz ensembles: BROWNMAN ELECTRYC TRIO, SNAGGLE & MODUS FACTOR for an evening of intensely funkified music. The label, formed in 2009 by acclaimed jazz trumpet player BROWNMAN ALI, was initially created as a home for the 8 group he leads. In 2015 he opened the doors to other groups he performs with being signed in an attempt to help catalyze the creation of new jazz art. Now the label is home to a myriad of envelope pushing band-leaders, all of whom feature Brownman in their ensembles.

From the improvisational bedlam of Modus Factor, to the highly diverse compositional odysseys of Snaggle, to the visceral power of the Brownman Electryc Trio, the Browntasauras Presents: will give each ensemble the opportunity to showcase their own unique sounds. Then — as the night progresses — audiences will start to see Browntasauras musicians all guesting in other ensembles. Expect to see the Modus bass player with the Brownman Electryc Trio, the Snaggle keyboardist sitting in with Modus, and the Electryc Trio drummer playing with Snaggle, making this a UNIQUE offering of exploratory, cross-pollinated electric-jazz, the likes of which Toronto has never seen before. A must see!

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50% off sale FRI-FEB-03

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All day THIS FRI-FEB-03 Bandcamp is going to be donating their share of any sales that happen on their platform to the American Civil Liberties Union, who are working to oppose last week’s Executive Order barring immigrants and refugees from seven Middle Eastern countries from entering the United States. Click here to read Bandcamp’s position on the matter.

We are in absolute agreement with Bandcamp, so to lend our support in the fight against the divisive and hateful politics of the new American government we’re placing our entire discography at 50% off THIS FRIDAY ONLY

*** Use the code ‘endtheban’ ***

So pick up some cheap music and lend your voice to a very worthy cause!

Our Bandcamp: https://snaggle.bandcamp.com/

Snarky Puppy Tribute

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FRI-MAR-24
May Cafe – 876 Dundas St W
Doors @ 8pm, show @ 9pm
$10 cover
info@maytoronto.com – to make a reservation (seating limited, reservations recommended!)
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On March 24th we’re paying tribute to our favourite Grammy-winning electric jazz-funk band with selections taken from ‘Bring us the Bright’, ‘The World is Getting Smaller’, ‘Tell Your Friends’, ‘Ground Up’, and ‘We Like it Here’! This is going to be a really special show so don’t miss it!

Our Set List
Lingus
Thing of Gold
Binky
Sleeper
Tio Macaco
Quarter Master
Kite
Skate U
The Good Man Delivered
Native Sons
Intelligent Design
The World is Getting Smaller
34 Klezma