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Béla Fleck and the Flecktones: Live at The Capitol Theatre
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Béla Fleck and the Flecktones: Live at The Capitol Theatre

Relix streamed the Béla Fleck and the Flecktones concert at The Capitol Theatre on June 30th. What a treat it is to be able to catch Victor Wooten and the band in an entire show – whenever you want. Skip ahead to around the 2:55 mark for the music to begin.

Béla Fleck & The Original Flecktones: Sinister Minister
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Béla Fleck & The Original Flecktones: Sinister Minister

Béla Fleck & The Original Flecktones played the Mountain Jam VII back in 2011. Here’s the band – with Victor Wooten – performing “Sinister Minister” during that performance. Vic gets the crowd going with a solo around the 3:17 mark.

Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Stomping Grounds (1996)
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Bela Fleck and The Flecktones: Stomping Grounds (1996)

On December 26, 1996, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones appeared on The Conan O’Brien Show to promote their album, Live Art. They played “Stomping Grounds”, which is a terrific showcase for Victor Wooten and the rest of the band.

Flecktones’ “Flight of the Cosmic Hippo” is Remastered and Reissued in Vinyl Edition
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Flecktones’ “Flight of the Cosmic Hippo” is Remastered and Reissued in Vinyl Edition

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones’ second album, Flight of the Cosmic Hippo, has been . The 1991 instrumental album, which hit the top spot on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, features the always amazing Victor Wooten on bass in the band led by banjo virtuoso Fleck. The vinyl reissue also includes a free MP3 download of the record. Unfamiliar with...

The Original Flecktones: Live at Anthology
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The Original Flecktones: Live at Anthology

Bela Fleck and the Original Flecktones are currently touring in support of their most recent album, Rocket Science. Pianist/harmonica player Howard Levy returned to the group for the first time since 1991 for the album and tour, which also includes bassist Victor Wooten, percussionist/drummer Roy “Futureman” Wooten and banjoist and leader Bela Fleck. The band made a stop in San...

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones Add Dates to Rocket Science Tour
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Bela Fleck & The Flecktones Add Dates to Rocket Science Tour

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones have announced additional tour dates for their tour in support of Rocket Science. The tour kicked off in June, and will continue in 2012. The tour features the original Flecktones line up, including banjoist Bela Fleck, bassist Victor Wooten, drummer Roy “Futureman” Wooten and the return of harmonica player Howard Levy. Bela Fleck & The...

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones Extend North American Tour
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Bela Fleck & The Flecktones Extend North American Tour

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones have announced extended tour dates in support of their latest album, Rocket Science. The trek, which began in May, is now set to stretch into September with shows in Canada and the U.S. Several of the performances will be at festivals, including the Montreal Jazz fest and the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. The current incarnation...

Bela Fleck & Flecktones Release “Rocket Science”
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Bela Fleck & Flecktones Release “Rocket Science”

As we reported back in March, the original members of Bela Fleck & the Flecktones have reunited to record Rocket Science, released today. Pianist/harmonica player Howard Levy returned to the group for the first time since 1991, with bassist Victor Wooten, percussionist/drummer Roy “Futureman” Wooten and banjoist and leader Bela Fleck. The group wanted to avoid doing the “reunion thing”,...

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones Announce Holiday Tour
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Bela Fleck & the Flecktones Announce Holiday Tour

Bela Fleck and the Fleckones are hitting the road for a special holiday tour of western USA and Canada, with Jeff Coffin and special guest Alash Ensemble. The “original Flecktones” have been hard at work on their next album, due out in late Spring 2011. The original Flecktones include Bela Fleck, Victor Wooten, Futureman and Howard Levy. Bela Fleck &...

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Bela Fleck & the Flecktones: Spain

Josh, a bass trombonist (we’ll call that close enough) sent us this video of the Flecktones performing Chick Corea’s “Spain”. I’m sure he sent it because of the awesome bass playing by Victor Wooten, who takes over around the 2:30 mark.