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Sunday, July 20 2014

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.


Columns

Sunday, January 11 2009

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.


Reviews

Monday, December 12 2011

Bela Fleck & The Original Flecktones: 16 November 2011 – New York

Clearly, even after twenty plus years, the Flecktones are wallowing in the ecstasy of the magic they continue to create and recreate.


Wednesday, April 29 2009

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.


News

Tuesday, December 9 2014

Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn Combine Much More Than Dueling Banjos

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, two banjo players equally respected in the different corners of the Americana music world, got married in 2010 and last year


Sunday, December 19 2010

Bela Fleck's sonic surprise for the holiday season

LOS ANGELES — It's tempting at this time of year, with worn-out Christmas tunes blaring nonstop through every grocery store, hair salon and shopping mall from


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