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
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Police are investigating a pair of armed home invasions in Wyandanch and Elmont last week, including one case in which a victim as stabbed in the face, authorities said.Two men entered a second-floor apartment on Louis Avenue in Elmont, where one of the suspects struck a 40-year-old woman in the face with a sharp object in her bedroom at 2:33 p.m., causing a laceration, Sunday, Nassau County police said.When the victim yelled, the duo fled. They were last seen on foot heading northbound on Louis Avenue. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.Both suspects were described as 5-foot, 6-inch-tall Hispanic men in their 30s with average builds. One was wearing a black t-shirt, and the other was wearing a white t-shirt and white glove.In the other case, a knife-wielding man kicked in the door of a home on Straight Path in Wyandanch at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, demanded money from a victim, and fled when she said she had none.The victim was not injured in that case. There were neither any arrests nor any description of the suspect in that case.Detectives are continuing the investigations.