Tips from Béla Fleck
About Béla Fleck
Béla Fleck is one of the world’s premier banjo players. He is well known for his work across multiple genres and progressive approach to the instrument. He has performed as a solo artist and with a number of groups including Spectrum, New Grass Revival, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, and most recently Abigail Washburn and the Sparrow Quartet. Flecks’ total Grammy count is 9 Grammys won, and 20 nominations. His latest win was in the 2009 Pop Instrumental category for his Christmas CD, “Béla Fleck and the Flecktones’ Jingle All the Way.” He has been nominated in more different categories than anyone in Grammy history. His latest project is “Throw Down Your Heart,” a documentary about bringing the banjo back to Africa.