• Bryan Sutton – Almost Live

    Bryan Sutton is on everyone's short list of top flatpick guitarists, something that has made him Nashville's #1 call for recording and short term tour work. This has given him a stable career and a fairly normal home life, by

  • Throw Down Your Heart on Reelz

    Béla Fleck and his filmmaker brother, Sascha Paladino, were interviewed recently on the ReelzChannel, a web site for serious movie buffs. They discussed their new film,  Throw Down Your Heart, the documentary film about the making of Béla's new CD

  • Bela Fleck on World Cafe

    Béla Fleck will be the guest this afternoon (6/4) on World Cafe with David Dye originating from WXPN in Philadelphia, PA. He will talk about Throw Down Your Heart, his current CD release on Rounder, and the documentary film by the

  • Good week for jazz banjo

    Our beloved five string banjo is getting its props this week from the jazz world, with both the venerable Down Beat magazine and AllAboutJazz.com giving space to prominent banjo jazzers. Down Beat has Béla Fleck on the cover of its June

  • Bela Fleck multimedia on BBC

    The BBC has a terrific slide show with commentary online about Béla Fleck's Throw Down Your Heart project, which has resulted in both an audio CD release and a documentary film by that name. The CD and film serve as a

  • Bela on WAMU

    Béla Fleck will be an in-studio guest today (4/9) on the Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU FM). He will talk about the African roots of today's modern five string banjo, his journey of discovery to west Africa in 2005, and Throw Down

  • Béla and Earl

    BMI's Music World, an online publication of the venerable performing rights organization, has a new article up that features an interview of Earl Scruggs by Béla Fleck. They plug the interview as being about composing - not surprising since they are

  • Béla’s Throw Down Your Heart tour

    Béla Fleck shared some information about live tour support for his new Rounder CD, Throw Down Your Heart, in a recent interview. The album is an audio chronicle of Béla's musical journey's through western Africa in 2005. He recorded with a

  • Béla Fleck – Acoustic Planet Vol 3

    Béla Fleck has been credited with reviving the five string banjo and bringing it to new audiences over the past 20 years, much as Earl Scruggs had done as the seminal banjo pioneer 40 years earlier. Fleck might shrink from such