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Béla Fleck

Béla Fleck
Country
United States
Profile
Béla Anton Leoš Fleck (born July 10, 1958) is an American banjo player. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's most innovative and technically proficient banjo players, he is best known for his work with the bands New Grass Revival and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.
Website
http://www.belafleck.com
Related articles (4)
Releases on file (17)
Sultans of String — Refuge Sultans of String — Refuge
(no#, 2020, CD)
Béla Fleck — Throw Down Your Heart - The Complete Africa Sessions Béla Fleck — Throw Down Your Heart - The Complete Africa Sessions
(Craft CR00621, 2020, 3CD + DVD)
Béla Fleck &the Flecktones — Rocket Science Béla Fleck &the Flecktones — Rocket Science
(eOne EOM-CD-2133, 2011, CD)
McCoy Tyner — Guitars McCoy Tyner — Guitars
(Half Note HN 4537, 2008, CD+DVD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Jingle All the Way Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Jingle All the Way
(Rounder 11661-0616-2, 2008, CD)
Chick Corea & Béla Fleck — The Enchantment Chick Corea & Béla Fleck — The Enchantment
(Concord CCD-30253, 2007, CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — The Hidden Land Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — The Hidden Land
(Columbia 82796 96417 2, 2006, CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Little Worlds Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Little Worlds
(Columbia C3K 86353, 2003, 3CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Live at the Quick Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Live at the Quick
(Columbia CK 86355, 2002, CD)
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones — Outbound Béla Fleck and the Flecktones — Outbound
(Columbia 498921 2, 2000, CD)
Kepa Junkera — Bilbao 00:00 h Kepa Junkera — Bilbao 00:00 h
(Resistencia RESCD-065, 1998, 2CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Left of Cool Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Left of Cool
(Warner Bros 9 46896-2, 1998, CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Live Art Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Live Art
(Warner Bros 9 46247-2, 1996, 2CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Three Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Three Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
(Warner Bros 9 45328-2, 1993, CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — UFO TOFU Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — UFO TOFU
(Warner Bros 45016-2, 1992, CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Flight of the Cosmic Hippo Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Flight of the Cosmic Hippo
(Warner Bros 9 26562-2, 1991, CD)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Béla Fleck & the Flecktones Béla Fleck & the Flecktones — Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
(Warner Bros 9 26124-2, 1990, CD)

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