Bela in the Jewish Journal

When asked what he’s been working on, Fleck reels off a dizzying list of projects: a recently completed tour with eclectic bassist Edgar Meyer; several solo concerts in the next few months (one at Carnegie Hall); shows with jazz pianist Chick Corea in the spring; completion of a live recording with Malian kora player Toumani Diabaté; shows performing his banjo …

New Single – Come All You Coal Miners/Take Me To Harlan

Béla & Abigail’s new arrangement of “Come All You Coal Miners / Take Me To Harlan” was released today online! Listen or purchase the single at the links below. Béla and Abigail pay tribute to the deep Appalachian heritage found in Harlan, KY in this powerful arrangement. In “Come All You Coal Miners / Take Me To Harlan”, inspired by …

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, …