• Béla at Bowdoin

    Special thanks to Doug Boxer-Cook, Director of News and Media Relations at Bowdoin College, for sending along these photos of Béla Fleck accepting his honorary Doctor of Music degree during the 2011 Commencement Ceremony at the college. Béla was introduced by

  • Bela Fleck to accept honorary degree from Bowdoin

    Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME will award an honorary Doctor of Music degree to banjoist Béla Fleck on Saturday (5/28) during the school's 206th Commencement ceremonies. Béla will be on hand for tomorrow morning's graduation to accept his award, and will

  • Fleck, Meyer, Hussain to tour this spring

    Béla Fleck and Edgar Meyer will once again be touring in 2011 with Indian percussionist Zakir Hussain. The trio released a collaborative project in 2009, The Melody Of Rhythm, which is centered around a triple concerto by that name written by

  • Fleck, Meyer and Hussain on NPR

    NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts has a feature up that features an impromptu performance from Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain. This series of short concerts are shot and recorded in the offices of NPR Music, specifically at the desk of

  • Bach and Friends DVD now available

    Bach & Friends... That may sound like a name for a Saturday morning cartoon show, but it's actually a newly released DVD that any fan of the music of J.S. Bach, or of fine acoustic string music in general, will

  • Congratulations to the Grammy winners

    Hats off to Steve Martin, who won the Best Bluegrass Album award yesterday (1/31) at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards for The Crow - New Songs For The Five-String Banjo. It was a good day for banjo players overall at the

  • Bela Fleck – Unreleased Tracks

    Great news for fans of Béla Fleck's Throw Down Your Heart CD, and his brother Sascha Palatino's accompanying film of the same name. Béla has released 14 new tracks that he recorded during his 2005 musical journey of discovery in the