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Bela and Chris Thile on tour now through July 20

Bela hits the road with Chris Thile this week! 7/12 – Holland Performing Arts Center – Omaha, NE 7/13 – Door Community Auditorium – Fish Creek, WI 7/14 – Interlochen Center for the Arts – Interlochen, MI 7/15 – The Smith Opera House – Geneva, NY 7/16 – Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – Oak Hill, NY 7/17 – Prescott Park …

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Béla to teach Silkroad’s Global Musician Workshop in June.

An all-star faculty will come together for this weeklong program where musicians of any background can immerse themselves in a wide range of traditions and cultures with artist-faculty teaching musical styles from around the world. More info can be found in this video. For more information: click here

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Track Listing 1 Railroad 2 Ride To U 3 What’cha Gonna Do 4 Little Birdie 5 New South Africa 6 Pretty Polly 7 Shotgun Blues 8 For Children: No 3 Quasi adagio, No 10 Allegro molto – Children’s Dance 9 And Am I Born To Die 10 Banjo Banjo 11 What Are They Doing In Heaven Today? 12 Bye Bye …

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The Imposter Concerto

Béla Fleck with Nashville Symphony Orchestra conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero, and Brooklyn Rider String Quartet – Deutche Grammophon. This piece is the culmination of many years of getting up the nerve to see if I could write for banjo and orchestra. Nashville Symphony gave me the opportunity and a good motivating push to do it by commissioning me to write …

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Across the Imaginary Divide – Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio

feat. Rodney Jordan & Jason Marsalis Label: Rounder I first heard Marcus playing piano in Wynton Marsalis’s amazing band in the mid 1980’s. Marcus totally blew my mind. I never expected he’d have any interest in playing with the likes of me, but at a jam session in Savanah, Rob Gibson introduced us, we jammed, and quickly became very excited …