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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn at Palac Akropolis

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn at Palac Akropolis Phenomenal banjo player arrives 7.11. to Prague to present his new project. Béla Fleck, along with excellent banjistkou and singer Abigail Washburn creates music that you can calmly recommended for those who think of themselves, they do not tolerate banjo.

If you happen to Bela Fleck you did not know and probably do not know the most famous banjo player in the world.

Fleck is often considered to be a musician to his recordings and live productions revolutionized our perception of the banjo, and which has left its mark in virtually all corners of the musical map of the world - whether their solo projects or in collaboration with other musicians. Bela unless you know and you know that they just love playing banjo and well liked puts him in a unique musical backdrop.

At the moment Béla Fleck and balances between several very interesting projects. Plays its concerts with symphony orchestras, appearing in a duo with Chick Corea, in a trio with Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer, performs with a string quartet Brooklyn Rider, the duo with Abigail Washburn; with African artists like Oumou Sangare and with Toumani Diabatem, appearing in jazz formations with The Marcus Roberts Trio, plays bluegrass with old friends and exceptionally well in solo recitals. Even 25 years after the founding of then still performs as part of Bela Fleck And The Flecktones.

Since 1998, Béla Fleck picked up a total of 15 Grammy awards and gained another 30 nominations. He was nominated for a Grammy in more categories than any other artist in history.

Currently, most dedicated tour for the new album (2014), issued by the Abigail Washburn and imagine that arrives too Nov. 7 in Prague Palac Akropolis.

Béla Fleck himself on cooperation with Abigail says: "What can I say about his wife, Abby, except that when I first heard a CD of her music, I drove so fast that I vigilant law enforcement officers rapped fined for speeding ?! It's an incredible singer and songwriter who on the banjo uses the old, very specific tidal technique. The result is music that is very heartfelt, but it also has something of the ancient ... Anyway, it is a completely original thing! "

"Our first musical collaboration should result in unorthodox quartet for two banjo, cello and violin, called The Sparrow Quartet (Sparrow Quartet). Abby and I play as a duo since the moment we met. Sometimes we zaimprovizujeme at some harvest festival or charity events, here and there act together on the radio, but never have we been on tour together. Just right now. When our son was born, Juno, we decided that the best way to spend more time together, the more gigs together, "says the winner of fifteen Grammy Awards, banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck, who casually pass from bluegrass to classical music.

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

07.11.2015 19:30 pm.
Palac Akropolis, Kubelíkova 27, Prague 3

Source: tz

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