Béla In The Sag Harbor Express

Read Béla’s interview with The Sag Harbor Express to learn who gave him his first banjo, the importance of Voice Memos on his phone, and more. The interview can be found here.

Press Feature | Glide Magazine Show Review

BELA FLECK AND THE FLECKTONES, DAVID GRISMAN TRIO, AND JERRY DOUGLAS BAND TREAT PORTLAND TO A NIGHTOF BLUEGRASS AT THE ZOO   At last it was time for the main attraction, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, who opened with a wonderfully manic mélange of sounds that got downright funky and found Howard Levy jumping in headfirst with a wild harmonica …

Relix – Bela Fleck and the Flecktones: More Rocket Science

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones: More Rocket Science     To your mind are you envisioning yourself in conversation with yourself or do you try to put your personal history aside when writing or performing new music? I try to find something that I’m excited about because I know when I’m excited about something, if there’s something that intrigues me, …

Montreal Jazz Fest Gives Béla Fleck & The Flecktones the Miles Davis Award

For the first time ever, the Montreal Jazz Fest is giving the Miles Davis Award to a group, rather than a single artist. The Miles Davis Award was created for the Festival’s 15th anniversary in 1994 to honor a great international jazz musician for the entire body of his or her work and influence in regenerating the jazz idiom. The …