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Bela Fleck's

Bela Fleck's appears in the following:

Author Amy Tan; Writers Club: Women In Music; Bela Fleck And Brooklyn Rider

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

In this episode: Best-selling author Amy Tan talks about her first book in eight years, The Valley of Amazement, tells us what playing in a band with Stephen King is like, and, she plays a few favorite songs for Soundcheck's Pick Three series.

Then, this week's Writers Club: Women In Music series continues with NPR Music's Ann Powers and RookieMag music editor Jessica Hopper, who share their favorite books about women in music.

And, the borders between musical styles come crashing down as the globetrotting banjo player Bela Fleck and the adventurous string quartet Brooklyn Rider play a live set in the Soundcheck studio.


Banjo Master Béla Fleck

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Grammy Award-winning banjo player Béla Fleck performs live in our studio and talks about his new album, “The Impostor.” On it, he performs with an orchestra and with a string quartet.

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"Throw Down Your Heart"

Friday, April 24, 2009

Sascha Paladino's documentary "Throw Down Your Heart" follows banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck's journey into Africa in search of the origins of the American banjo and record an album. "Throw Down Your Heart" opens Friday, April 24, at the IFC Center.

Event: Sascha Paladino and Bela Fleck will do a ...

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