Check them out, maybe you'll find your new favorite band!GWEN IFILL: Finally tonight, on a lighter note, we end with Jeffrey Brown’s story of bluegrass players wedded to making music together and to each other.JEFFREY BROWN: The 56-year-old Fleck, a 15-times Grammy winner, is recognized as one of the virtuoso banjo players of the era.He’s led the genre-bending ensemble Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.We have dealt with millions of satisfied clients and that is the thing that pleases us the most.So, if you are looking for Abigail Washburn tickets then you can get them from us and that too with complete peace of mind.Thanks to their recent albums, the musicians’ palette has never been more vivid or pure.Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn presented their self-titled debut album as a duo, after many years of prominence as banjo players and composers in their own eclectic avenues.
The pair focused on songs off their 2014 self-titled album, swapped stories, gave historical background lessons about their instruments and also donated proceeds from ticket sales to local children music groups.
Over an email interview, Fleck talked to The Red & Black about being a celebrated and acclaimed musician and the luxury of being able to tour with his family by his side. What was that moment like for you and Abigail when you heard your names being called?
Béla Fleck: It was like it was happening in slow motion!
I love collaborating with lots of different kinds of musicians, I guess you could say it’s been my life’s work to find ways to play the banjo in unique settings. BF: It’s incredibly sweet, since we bring Juno with us on the Abby Béla tour.
Jazz and Classical music have taken a lot of work, but I think the banjo has a unique voice, and it’s up to me to find a way to make it feel like it fits in all these places. We spend the first part of the day doing things with him, finding the local miniature golf course or children’s museum. BF: I’ve been coming to Athens for a long time, since the early '90s at least — when The Flecktones used to play the Georgia Theatre.
Jazz & Blues music is very popular throughout the world.