Rocket Science – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

with Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man and Howard Levy Label: E1 Records Victor, Future Man and I were getting the urge to Flecktone once again, after a couple of years where we had only played together over the holidays, for the Jingle All The Way tours. But Jeff Coffin had taken a full time job playing with Dave Mathews Band, …

The Melody of Rhythm

with Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer, with Detroit Symphony Leonard Slatkin conducting Label: E1 Records (co-produced with Steve Epstein and Edgar and Zakir). Edgar and I enlisted Zakir to help us write a triple concerto for the Nashville Symphony’s opening of their brand new world class concert hall, the Schermerhorn Center. Zakir was a guy Ed and I both felt …

Throw Down Your Heart Part 2 – Unreleased tracks

Self Released I had decided against making Throw Down Your Heart into a double album, because I didn’t want that to be the impediment that stopped people who were on the fence from buying the CD. Folks really have to be sure if they are going to buy a double album! So what was I going to do with the …

Throw Down Your Heart, Tales From The Acoustic Planet vol 3 – Africa Sessions

Oumou Sangare, Toumani Diabate, Vusi Mahlesela, Anania Ngoliga, Bassekou Kouate, D’Gary, and many more Label: Rounder Records In 2005 the Flecktones had decided to take a year off, for the first time since we had started full time touring in 1990. I was thinking about projects that I’d want to do that I didn’t have time to do properly in …