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 …

3 Finger Black: a collaboration with smith teamaker

Smith Teamaker, the most uncommon name in tea, is thrilled to debut its first Maker’s Series of 2018, a collaboration tea with Grammy award-winning banjo player and self-professed tea lover, Béla Fleck. The limited-edition blend developed with Smith’s head teamaker Tony Tellin, titled “3-Finger Black,” is an innovative combination of three highly prized black teas, scented in-house, that showcase the …