Bela Fleck & The Flecktones

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones

by Béla Fleck & the Flecktones

CD

Overview

After disbanding New Grass Revival, Béla Fleck began re-creating the role of the banjo in the same way Charlie Parker redefined the role of the saxophone. But Fleck may be the least innovative member of this quartet: Howard Levy gets chromatics from his blues harp, Victor Wooten picks banjo rolls on his bass, and Roy "Future Man" Wooten plays a Frankenstein-monster drum-machine/guitar synthesizer. For all the flash, there's little pretense; the group's astonishing musicianship keeps an "aw-shucks" accessibility that lets everybody follow the melody while they marvel.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/22/1990
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0075992612425
catalogNumber: 26124

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Béla Fleck & the Flecktones   Primary Artist
Jarreau   Vocals,Background Vocals
Siedah Garrett   Background Vocals
David Foster   Synthesizer,Piano
Bill Champlin   Background Vocals
Michael Baird   Percussion,Cymbals,Drums
U.L. Blowty   Drums
Robbie Buchanan   Synthesizer,Piano
Nathan East   Bass
Chuck Findley   Horn
Béla Fleck   Banjo
Steve George   Synthesizer
Gary Grant   Flugelhorn,Horn
Jay Graydon   Guitar
Jerry Hey   Flugelhorn,Horn
Paul Jackson   Guitar
Howard Levy   Harmonica,Harp,Jew's Harp,Keyboards,Guiro
Charles Loper   Horn,Background Vocals
Tubs Margranate   Drums
Chip McSticks   Drums
Pat Mostellotto   Electric Drums
Richard Page   Background Vocals
Greg Phillinganes   Synthesizer
O. Rapage   Drums
Champ Time   Drums
Rug Toupe   Drums
Carmen Twillie   Background Vocals
Shiusoh Umor   Drums
Roy Wooten   Synthesizer,Drums,Drumitar
Victor Wooten   Bass
Bo Tomlin   Synthesizer
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach   Horn
Camille Harrison   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Béla Fleck   Producer
Mark Fox   Artwork
Laura LiPuma   Art Direction
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones   Producer
Bo Tomlin   Programming

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