Discography

To read Béla’s descriptions of each album, click on the CD title. To purchase an album click on the album cover.

1978

Tasty Licks - Jack Tottle, Stacy Phillips, Paul Kahn, Robin Kincaid - Rounder.

1979

Crossing the Tracks - 1st solo album - Rounder.

Anchored to the Shore - Tasty Licks - with Jack Tottle, Pat Enright and Mark Schatz - Rounder.

1981

Opening Roll - Spectrum - with Mark Schatz, Glenn Lawson, and Jimmy Gaudreau - Rounder.

Fiddle Tunes For Banjo - with Tony Trischka and Bill Keith, an album celebrating the long tradition of playing fiddle tunes on the 5-string banjo. Featured Russ Barenberg, Andy Statman, Sam Bush, and others - Rounder.

1982

Natural Bridge - featuring Mark O'Connor, David Grisman, Mike Marshall and Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and others. - Rounder.

It's Too Hot For Words - Spectrum with Jimmy Mattingly, Mark Schatz, Glenn Lawson, and Jimmy Gaudreau. - Rounder.

1983

The Dreadful Snakes - Jerry Douglas, Pat Enright, Blaine Sprouse, Mark Hembree, Roland White - Traditional Bluegrass Music - Rounder.

Live in Japan - Spectrum - Rounder.

1984

Double Time - duets with David Grisman, Mark O'Connor, Tony Rice , Mark Schatz, Sam Bush, Pat Flynn, John Hartford, Ricky Skaggs, Edgar Meyer, and Mike Marshall - Rounder.

Deviation - solo album featuring Sam Bush, John Cowan, Pat Flynn, Mark O'Connor, Jerry Douglas and others - Rounder.

On the Boulevard - New Grass Revival - Sam Bush, Pat Flynn and John Cowan - Sugar Hill.

1985

Live - New Grass Revival - Sam Bush, Pat Flynn and John Cowan - Live concert from Toulouse, France. - Sugar Hill.

1986

Inroads - solo album featuring Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Pat Flynn, Kirby Shelstad, Mark O'Connor, John Cowan, Timothy Britton, Edgar Meyer - Rounder.

New Grass Revival - New Grass Revival - with Sam Bush, Pat Flynn and John Cowan - Capitol.

1987

Daybreak - Béla Fleck compilation featuring selections from Crossing The Tracks, Fiddle Tunes For Banjo, Anchored To The Shore and Natural Bridge - Rounder.

Hold to a Dream - New Grass Revival with Sam Bush, Pat Flynn and John Cowan - Capitol.

1988

Drive - Béla Fleck Bluegrass project featuring Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Mark O'Connor, Tony Rice and Mark Schatz - Rounder.

Places - a compilation featuring selections from Deviation, Snakes Alive, Double Time and Inroads - Rounder.

1989

Friday Night in America - New Grass Revival - Sam Bush, Pat Flynn and John Cowan - Capitol.

The Telluride Sessions - Strength In Numbers - with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer and Mark O'Connor - MCA.

1990

Béla Fleck And The Flecktones - the first Flecktones album. Howard Levy, Victor Wooten and Future Man - Warner Brothers.

1991

Flight Of The Cosmic Hippo - the second Flecktones album, same personell - Warner Brothers.

1992

UFO TOFU - third Flecktones album (the last with Howard Levy) - Warner Brothers.

Solo Banjo Works - with Tony Trischka - Rounder.

1993

Three Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - the fourth Flecktones – Trio album with Victor Lemonte Wooten and Future Man plus guests Branford Marsalis and Bruce Hornsby - Warner Brothers.

1995

Tales From The Acoustic Planet - a solo project featuring Chick Corea, Sam Bush, Bruce Hornsby, Edgar Meyer, Branford Marsalis, Jerry Douglas, Paul McCandless, Tony Rice, Matt Munde, Victor Wooten and Future Man - Warner Brothers.

1996

Live Art - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones - the double live album - includes many guests - Warner Brothers.

Tabula Rasa - with V.M. Bhatt, Jie-Bing Chen, Ronu Majumdar, Poovalur Srinivasan and Sangeeta Shankar - Water Lily Acoustics.

1997

Uncommon Ritual - with Edgar Meyer & Mike Marshall - Sony.

1998

Left of Cool - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones with Dave Mathews and Amy Grant - Warner Brothers.

1999

Tales from the Acoustic Planet Vol 2, the Bluegrass Sessions - Earl Scruggs, Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Sam Bush, Tony Rice, Jerry Douglas, Mark Schatz, Stuart Duncan - Warner Brothers.

Greatest Hits of the 20th Century - Béla Fleck and the Flecktones - Warner Brothers.

2000

Outbound - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones - Columbia.

2001

Perpetual Motion - Classical music with Joshua Bell, Evelyn Glennie, John Williams, Edgar Meyer, Gary Hoffman and Chris Thile, - Sony Classical.

2002

Live at the Quick - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones - Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man and Jeff Coffin, with Paul McCandless, Paul Hansen, Sandip Burman, Andy Narell, and Kongar-ol Ondar - Columbia.

2003

Little Worlds - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones with the Chieftains, Bobby McFerrin and many other guests - Sony.

2004

Music for Two - with Edgar Meyer recorded Live - SONY.

2006

The Hidden Land - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones - SONY.

The Sparrow Quartet (EP) - Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet (with Casey Driessen and Ben Sollee) - Nettwerk Records.

2007

The Enchantment - with Chick Corea - Concord LG (Latiin Grammy Winner).

2008

Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet - Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet (with Casey Driessen and Ben Sollee) - Nettwerk Records.

Jingle All The Way - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones - Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man, Jeff Coffin, Edgar Meyer, Andy Statman and The Alash Group - Rounder.

2009

Throw Down Your Heart, Tales From The Acoustic Planet vol 3 - Africa Sessions Oumou Sangare, Toumani Diabate, Vusi Mahlesela, Anania Ngoliga, Bassekou Kouate, D'Gary, and many more - Rounder Records.

2010

Throw Down Your Heart part 2 - unreleased tracks - self released.

The Melody of Rhythm - with Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer, with Detroit Symphony Leonard Slatkin conducting - E1 Records (co-produced with Steve Epstein and Edgar and Zakir).

2011

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones - Rocket Science, with Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man and Howard Levy - E1 Records.

2012

Across the Imaginary Divide - (feat. Rodney Jordan & Jason Marsalis) Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio - Rounder.

2013

The Impostor - Béla Fleck with Nashville Symphony Orchestra conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero, and Brooklyn Rider String Quartet - Deutche Grammophon.