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Albums:

The Impostor

2010 Texas Music Educators Association (Tmea)…

Across The Imaginary Divide

Tabula Rasa

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Biography:
Birth Name: Béla Anton Leoš Fleck
Born: 1958/07/10
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Years Active: 1976–present
Genres: Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Bluegrass, Folk, Classical

Béla Fleck (born Béla Anton Leoš Fleck, 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. Fleck was born in New York City, and is named after Hungarian composer Béla Bartók, Austrian composer Anton Webern and Czech composer Leoš Janáček. He was drawn to the banjo when he first heard Earl Scruggs play the theme song for the television show “The Beverly Hillbillies.” He received his first banjo at age 15 from his grandfather in 1973. Later, Fleck enrolled in New York City's High School of Mus... Continue Bio >>

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Tickets:
10/23/2014 Paramount Theatre - Rutland
10/31/2014 Lisner Auditorium
11/14/2014 Loeb Playhouse
11/22/2014 New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater
11/28/2014 SFJAZZ Center - Miner Auditorium
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