Articles tagged bela fleck

Telluride 2014: The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Mandolins

In 2014, Telluride is the perfect encapsulation of where it has been and where it is going to be in the future.

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Desitively Bonnaroo: Reporting from the Land of Dust and Music (Part 2)

You are at Bonnaroo. You do not sleep. You are not a wimp.

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Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore: Dear Companion

Two young Kentucky natives collaborate with producer Yim Yames to protest mountaintop removal coal mining. Don't worry--it's much prettier than that sounds.

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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 // 8:00 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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29 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

McCoy Tyner: Guitars

An overpolite meeting between a great jazz trio and batch of six-string slingers.

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Blood and Thunder: Clutch Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em!

// Sound Affects

"Mastodon may be American metal giants, but based on their Saskatchewan gig with Clutch, they could learn a thing or two from their cult favorite Maryland comrades.

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