Jan 20, 2018

Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider

Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider

Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider

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“Profoundly talented musicians interacting in profoundly interesting ways.”—Mix FM

Don't miss a rollicking collaborative concert with world-famous, 16-time Grammy-winning banjoist Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider, "one of the wonders of contemporary music" (NPR). Slipping seamlessly between bluegrass, jazz and classical, this quintet's distinctive sound can't be defined.

Program to include:

Fleck: Night Flight Over Water 
   I. Tumbledown Creek
   II. Hunter’s Moon 
   III. The Escape
Fleck: The Landing
Fleck: Griff
Fleck: Next
Colin Jacobsen: Brooklesca

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News and Reviews

“A true musical polymath, Béla has garnered Grammy nominations in nine categories, managing to weave his humble instrument convincingly into every type of musical fabric. Brooklyn Rider is a charismatic string quartet that also delights in mash-ups of every description.”

The Washington Post

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Review

“[A] cross-pollination of musical ideas, stretching from avant-garde America to Romanian Gypsy music, to Ireland and South America … it formed a unique, eminently listenable bond.”

AL.com

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