||Bela Fleck & The Flecktones|
OUTBOUND won the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. "Zona Mona" was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.
With OUTBOUND, Bela Fleck and his Flecktones blend their eclectic mix of high-energy bluegrass and jazz ...
While Natalie MacMaster has carved out her reputation mining Cape Breton fiddle traditions, Blueprint finds her combining her forceful style with contemporary acoustic music. This merging of genres takes place on a couple of levels. "A Blast," "Appropriate Dipstick," and ...
Brazil: Duets (1996)
Track Listing: Um a Zero; Fla-Flu; Diablo Suelto, El; Luis Americano Na P.R.E. 3; Karate; Naquele Tempo; Indifference; Descendo a Serra; De Coracao a Coracao; Um Chorinho Em Aldeia; Golden Eagle Hornpipe; Spock Na Scada; Gostosinho; Paz E Alegria No ...
Chinese Work Songs (2013)
Includes 7 original compositions, plus covers of Bob Dylan's "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry," the Band's "Rag Mama Rag," the Hooters' "Gimme a Stone," and Phish's "Sample in a Jar."
Live at the Greek (2004)
LIVE AT THE GREEK should dispel any doubts about Josh Groban's enormous appeal. The CD/DVD combo documents the young singer's final stop of his 2004 tour at the historic Los Angeles venue, and demonstrates why he's earned the ear-splitting screams ...
Riding the Midnight Train (1986)
This bluegrass album has Nashville super-pickers Sam Bush, Mark O'Connor, and Bela Fleck. These are the last recordings of Merle Watson. ~ Mark A. Humphrey
Audio Remixers: T. Michael Coleman; Barry Poss; Richard Adler .
Liner Note Author: Barry Poss.
Recording information: Studio ...
Best of Edgar Meyer (2007)
Personnel: Edgar Meyer (various instruments, double bass); Béla Fleck (guitar, banjo); Mike Marshall (mandolin); Joshua Bell (violin).
||Bela Fleck / Edgar Meyer|
Music for Two (2004)
Banjo player Bela Fleck and bassist Edgar Meyer are genre-benders extraordinaire--both incorporate elements of classical, jazz, bluegrass, and free improvisation into their unique, technically advanced music. On MUSIC FOR TWO, a selection of live performances recorded between 2001 and 2003, ...
Once in a Very Blue Moon (1984)
Griffith's third album marks the spot where her story, as they say, began to get really interesting; it's chock full of first-rate folk- and country-tinged songs (mostly her own, although she gets a lot of mileage out of folk veteran ...
Little Love Affairs (1988)
Griffith's late '80s albums moved from strength to strength, and this one is no exception; it's chock full of great singing, ace playing by the cream of Nashville sessioneers (including banjo innovator Bela Fleck and fiddle prodigy Mark O'Connor), and ...
||Little Feat / Little Feat & Friends|
Join the Band (2008)
On 2008's appropriately titled JOIN THE BAND, the veteran rock act Little Feat revisits many of its signature tunes and takes on a few covers, aided and abetted by famous friends and fans such as Dave Matthews, Bob Seger, Jimmy ...
Track Listing: DISC 1: Puppy Love; Girl Left Alone; Gonna Hurry (As Slow as I Can); It's Sure Gonna Hurt; Love You Gave, The; Nobody But You; Busy Signal; Don't Drop Out; I've Known You All My Life; Put It ...
Not All Who Wander Are Lost (2001)
This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players.
One has to marvel at the recording sessions the folks at Sugar Hill put together. Start with a young, hotshot mandolin player, Chris Thile, then ...
Between Heaven & Earth: Music of the Jewish Mystics (1997)
Andy Statman's klezmer band has an impressive lineup of high-caliber jazz performers that bring serious musicianship to this album. Some of these pieces feel loose and meandering, as in the marvelously freeform "You Were Revealed." At other moments, Statman seems ...
Other Voices, Other Rooms (1993)
Track Listing: Across the Great Divide; Woman of the Phoenix; Tecumseh Valley; Three Flights Up; Boots of Spanish Leather; Speed of the Sound of Loneliness; From Clare to Here; Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound; Do-Re-Mi; This Old Town; ...
Essential Joshua Bell (2005)
Digitally remastered anthology of the best recordings from the young master violinist's classical repertoire recorded for the Decca label.
Man Must Carry On (2000)
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology.
Once again joined by members of the bluegrass elite, the ridiculously talented Aubrey Haynie's second Sugar Hill release A Man Must Carry On is an exceptional extension of Haynie as an artist, ...
Fair Weather (2000)
"Leaving Cottondale" won the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance. FAIR WEATHER was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album.
Banjo virtuoso Alison Brown, whose primary group is a jazz quartet, returns to her bluegrass roots ...
Keller Williams has built his reputation as a one-man band, but also as an equally prolific and eclectic recording artist. So, it's no surprise that he would want to stand his self-defined image on its ear with this long-in-the making ...
Complete MCA Studio Recordings (2003)
Recorded between 1987 & 1991. Includes liner notes by Scott Schinder.
The standard line on Nanci Griffith's five-year sojourn at MCA Records is that Griffith, a Texas-born singer/songwriter, earned a major-label Nashville contract after four independent folkie releases on the basis ...
Glamour & Grits (1996)
Rumor has it that Sam Bush and his longtime compatriot in New Grass Revival, bassist/vocalist John Cowan, occasionally turn up at Nashville's Station Inn under the moniker Twograss Revival. If so, chances are good the collaboration sounds a little like ...
Portugese-Canadian songstress Nelly Furtado's 2000 debut album, WHOA NELLY!, hit like a bolt out of the blue, its single "I'm Like a Bird" becoming a runaway smash. On the follow-up, FOLKLORE, she asserts her staying power straight out of the ...
Dawg Duos (1999)
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology.
DAWG DUOS is a delightful assortment of specially recorded duets between mandolin master David Grisman (nicknamed "Dawg") and some of his most talented acoustic music compatriots. As Grisman puts it in his ...
Restless on the Farm (1998)
"The Ride" was nominated for a 1999 Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance.
Like Bela Fleck and Mark O'Connor, Jerry Douglas is a grassroots instrumentalist of undeniable prowess. A master of the dobro and lap steel guitar, Douglas is one of ...
There are lots of awful musical genre designations out there, but surely "Chinagrass" is one of the worst. It's probably an inevitable one, though, since it refers to a strange blend of traditional Chinese and Kazakh folk music with strains ...