Snarky Puppy next signed to Impulse!
and released Sylva, a collaboration with the Netherlands-based Metropole Orkest
. The album was greeted enthusiastically by the international press and won the band its second Grammy, this time for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, at the 2016 Grammy Awards. They followed it with two live documents. The first was World Tour, a 32-disc box featuring their 16 favorite concerts. The deluxe package was sold exclusively through their website. Also in early 2016, they issued the audio-video set Family Dinner, Vol. 2, a documentary follow-up to the first Family Dinner recorded the preceding year. It showcased the band during a concert (and included guests Charlie Hunter
, Susana Baca
, Salif Keita
, and David Crosby
), in interviews, and in backstage sequences. In April 2016, Snarky Puppy struck again with Culcha Vulcha, their 11th studio album and first solely studio-based production in eight years. It topped the jazz album charts the week of its release and took home the prize for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards. ~ Matt Collar, Rovi