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Béla Fleck

About

Béla Anton Leoš Fleck (born July 10, 1958) is an American banjo player. An acclaimed virtuoso, he is an innovative and technically proficient pioneer and ambassador of the banjo, bringing the instrument from its bluegrass roots to jazz, classical, rock and various world music genres. He is best known for his work with the bands New Grass Revival and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. Fleck has won 15 Grammy Awards and been nominated 33 times.In 2020, he was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame as a member of New Grass Revival.

Articles

July 26, 2022

Billy Strings, Sister Sadie & More Nominated for 2022 IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards (Full List)

Béla Fleck, Dolly Parton, Vince Gill and The Oak Ridge Boys are among the artists whose fame transcends bluegrass to receive nominations this year.

www.billboard.com

August 11, 2021

Che Apalache’s Joe Troop Pleads for Empathy in New Song ‘Mercy for Migrants’

New recording features Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, along with a video filmed at the borderlands near Nogales, Arizona

www.rollingstone.com

Discs

My Bluegrass Heart

September 10, 2021

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Wheels Up (feat. Sierra Hull & Molly Tuttle)

August 27, 2021

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Vertigo (feat. Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Bryan Sutton)

August 13, 2021

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Charm School (feat. Billy Strings & Chris Thile)

July 28, 2021

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I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free (feat. Bela Fleck)

July 23, 2021

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Christmas Time's A Coming (And I Know I'm Staying Home)

December 18, 2020

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Atroce (Extended Version)

April 2, 2020

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Come All You Coal Miners / Take Me To Harlan

October 5, 2018

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Sunrise

May 30, 2018

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Echo In The Valley

October 6, 2017

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Juno Concerto

March 3, 2017

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Banjo Banjo

January 1, 2015

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Two (Live)

January 1, 2015

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

January 1, 2014

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The Impostor

January 1, 2013

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Across The Imaginary Divide

January 1, 2012

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Tabula Rasa

January 31, 2011

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Throw Down Your Heart: Africa Sessions Pt. 2

February 2, 2010

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Throw Down Your Heart: The Complete Africa Sessions

March 3, 2009

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Throw Down Your Heart: Tales from The Acoustic Planet, Vol.3 - Africa Sessions

January 1, 2009

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Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet

May 6, 2008

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The Enchantment

May 22, 2007

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Music For Two (Live)

April 27, 2004

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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 869 (Arr. B. Fleck & E. Meyer)

April 13, 2004

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Pile-Up

April 13, 2004

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Perpetual Motion

August 29, 2001

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The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 2

June 11, 1999

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Uncommon Ritual

August 14, 1997

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Solo Banjo Works

January 1, 1992

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Drive

January 1, 1988

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Daybreak

January 1, 1987

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Places

January 1, 1987

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Inroads

January 1, 1986

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Deviation

January 1, 1984

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Double Time

January 1, 1984

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Natural Bridge

January 1, 1982

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Fiddle Tunes For Banjo

January 1, 1981

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Crossing The Tracks

January 1, 1979

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