Articles tagged béla fleck

Bela Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart/Tales From the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3: Africa Sessions

Like a prodigal son, the banjo returns to Africa. Celebration -- in the form of kickass music -- ensues.

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Full Circle: Béla Fleck, Paul Simon & America’s Return to the World Community

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.

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11 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Happy-Go-Plucking

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.

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Béla Fleck: Crossing the Tracks

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.

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30 Sep 2001 // 4:00 PM

Béla Fleck: Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion is Fleck’s latest project, a daring foray into Baroque, Classical and Romantic art music.

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24 Jul 2000 // 4:00 PM

	Bela Fleck: Outbound

Pioneering banjo player Bela Fleck describes his new album, Outbound, as “a party with people from different cultures all hanging out.” In a nutshell, that

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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