Well, this is jaw-dropping.It takes a certain level of mastery to play the music of Snarky Puppy, as the unique jazz/funk collective flows through ornate compositions with panache. To totally re-interpret that music, however, is on a level of its own. That’s what this A cappella group did, as part of their unique “Adapted for Six Voices” series. The sextet tackled Puppy’s famed song “Shofukan” with a twist, abandoning all instruments for a vocal-only rendition.Feast your ears on this incredible adaptation in the video below.For comparison, here’s the original version of “Shofukan.” Vocalist CreditsSoprano: India CarneyAlto: Erin BentlageTenor: Nathan HeldmanBaritone: Ben McLainBass: Tracy RobertsonVocal Percussion: Charlie Arthur
On July 4th in 2010, Phish stopped in Alpharetta, GA, at the beloved Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre for a standout show with a standout setlist on America’s birthday, highlighted by the Phish debut of Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name Of”.The show opened with “The Star-Spangled Banner”, followed by a monstrous “Punch You In The Eye” > “Colonel Forbin’s Ascent” > “Fly Famous Mockingbird”, which got the blistering hot Atlanta venue locked in and ready for a long night of jams. “Camel Walk”, “Ocelot”, and “Heavy Things” followed, with an excellent segue out of “My Friend My Friend” into “Lawnboy”. A scorching “Gotta Jibboo” brought set one to a close, with a promising holiday show in the works.Set two opened up with an unfinished “Down With Diesease”, which led into a marathon of “Piper” > “Ghost” > “Waste”, and “Julius” > “Mike’s Song” > “Tela”. The highlight of the show came next when Phish sandwiched a debut cover of Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name Of” in an epic “Harpua”. “Weekapaug Groove” closed out set two, with a fitting “First Tube” encore on such a joyous occasion.Check out a video of this classic 4th of July cover below!Phish – “Killing In The Name Of” – 07/04/2010[Video: dougcurling]Setlist: Phish | Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre | Alpharetta, GA | 07/04/2010Set 1: The Star Spangled Banner, Punch You In The Eye> Colonel Forbin’s Ascent> Fly Famous Mockingbird, Camel Walk, Ocelot, Heavy Things> My Friend My Friend> Lawn Boy, David Bowie, Gotta JibbooSet 2: Down With Disease> Piper> Ghost>Waste, Julius> Mike’s Song> Tela> Harpua>Killing In The Name Of> Harpua> Weekapaug GrooveEncore: First TubeDisease was unfinished. Harpua contained a tease of London Bridge Is Falling Down. This show marked the Phish debut of Killing in the Name (Rage Against the Machine).
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