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Fleck, Béla 1958-

Works: 373 works in 872 publications in 5 languages and 18,244 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Country music  Folk music  Jazz  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Celtic music  Jazz vocals  Alternative country music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Musician, Film editor, Commentator
Classifications: PZ7.G1273, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Béla Fleck
The graveyard book by Neil Gaiman( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own
Perpetual motion by Béla Fleck( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck tackles the classics with special guest appearances by Joshua Bell, Evelyn Glennie, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile and John Williams
Heartland : an Appalachian anthology( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impostor by Béla Fleck( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's premiere banjo player, Bela Fleck, has always been one to stretch boundaries and explore new musical territory. On the new album, Bela gives world-premiere recordings of two original compositions: The Impostor; and Night Flight Over Water. The Impostor; is a concerto for banjo and orchestra, performed with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and conductor, Giancarlo Guerrero. The recording is taken from live performances in Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville
Throw down your heart : tales from the acoustic planet by Béla Fleck( Recording )

7 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy award winner Bela Fleck chronicles his journey to Africa with a boundary-breaking musical adventure
The hidden land by Béla Fleck( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The banjo virtuoso and his band mark a stripped-down explosive return to roots with the release of their eleventh album. The DVD features a film by Bleck and Sascha Paladino, LONG WAY HOME: A FLECKTONE JOURNEY
Down the old plank road : the Nashville sessions by Chieftains( Recording )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn by Abigail Washburn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although they have worked on each other's projects in the past, this album represents the first true musical coming together of banjo royalty. Together, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn continue to take the instrument to new heights
Uncommon ritual by Edgar Meyer( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's not big it's large by Lyle Lovett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multi-Grammy winner Lyle Lovett returns after four years with a new album that seamlessly incorporates country, gospel, jazz, and bluegrass
Throw down your heart by Béla Fleck( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multiple Grammy-winner Béla Fleck travels to Uganda, Tanzania, the Gambia, and Mali searching for the roots of the banjo. Part road movie, part historical document, this fascinating film demonstrates the power of music and musicians to reach across cultural boundaries and the limitations of language to create an instant and abiding connection. Whether plaintive or pulsating, the infectious music in Throw Down Your Heart transports viewers into the heart of Fleck's personal journey
The enchantment by Chick Corea( Recording )

14 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"***1/2 out of five. Each tune contrasts stylistically with the one that preceded it, pointing to the talent and versatility of the pair, and how comfortable they feel ..."--Downbeat
Outbound by Béla Fleck( Recording )

16 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocket science by Béla Fleck( Recording )

3 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groundbreaking banjoist, composer, and bandleader Bela Fleck has reconvened the original Flecktones for their first new album together in almost two decades. While all manner of genres come into play, the result is an impossible-to-pigeonhole sound that is utterly indescribable
Give me the banjo by Steve Martin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The banjo has been an emblem of American culture for centuries, yet few realize the instrument's complicated, checkered past. Narrated by Steve Martin and featuring such banjo masters as Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs and Bela Fleck, goes beyond the stereotypes and delves into the musical odyssey of the banjo, from its African roots to the present day
Follow me down by Sarah Jarosz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Jarosz continues to avoid a creative rut with her second album, which showcases her expansive and vital approach to acoustic music. Along with original songs, the album features a cover of the Radiohead track The Tourist as well as Bob Dylan's Ring Them Bells
The melody of rhythm : triple concerto & music for trio by Béla Fleck( Recording )

10 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banjo legend Bela Fleck, tabla genius Zakir Hussain, and double-bass master Edgar Meyer join forces for an album that fuses together Indian classical rhythms, American roots music melodies, and big-sky orchestral horizons
The bluegrass sessions : tales from the acoustic planet, volume 2 by Béla Fleck( Recording )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jingle all the way by Béla Fleck( Recording )

7 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first holiday album from Bela Fleck & the Flecktones is Christmas music as it's never been heard before, with unique tonal textures
The best of Edgar Meyer by Edgar Meyer( )

4 editions published in 2007 and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The graveyard book
Alternative Names
Bela Fleck

Béla Fleck American banjo player

Béla Fleck americký banjista

Béla Fleck Amerikaans zanger

Béla Fleck interprete de banjo estadounidense

Béla Fleck joueur de banjo américain

Béla Fleck suonatore di banjo e compositore statunitense

Béla Fleck US-amerikanischer Banjo-Spieler

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