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Béla Fleck

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Born: Jul 10, 1958 in New York, NY
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Genre: Country, Folk, Jazz
Biography: Premier banjo player Béla Fleck is considered one of the most innovative pickers in the world and has done much to demonstrate the versatility of his instrument, which he uses to play everything from traditional bluegrass to progressive jazz. He was named after composer Béla Bartok and was born in New ...Read full biography
Throw Down Your Heart, Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3: Africa Sessions
On this third chapter in Béla Fleck's intermittent Tales from the Acoustic Planet series (that began in 1994 when he was with Warner Brothers), Throw Down Your Heart is actually a soundtrack for a film ...Read full review
Tabula Rasa
Released: 1996
Label: Water Lily Acoustics
Critics' Rating:
The combination of Bhatt's sultry mohan vina and Fleck's precision banjo work creates unique textures. Add to that the rare quality of Chen's erh-hu and you have the makings of something special. ~ Tim ...Read full review
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