Wednesday, April 29 2009
Like a prodigal son, the banjo returns to Africa. Celebration -- in the form of kickass music -- ensues.
Sunday, April 19 2009
Béla Fleck didn't ask to be the Avatar of the New American Culture (avatars never do). He happened to be in the right place at the right time with a banjo and a digital recorder. The remaining dots are ours to connect, and we've begun to connect them.
Sunday, January 11 2009
Steve Martin, Sufjan Stevens, and Kermit the Frog all know it and you should, too: the banjo is hands-down the coolest instrument out there.
Tuesday, March 21 2006
Even when Béla Fleck was a mere tyke in the music industry, he was already starting to take his banjo on journeys off the bluegrass trail. Here's where his story begins.
Sunday, September 30 2001
Perpetual Motion is Fleck’s latest project, a daring foray into Baroque, Classical and Romantic art music.