RELEASE
1995
LABEL
Warner Bros.
GENRES
Jazz, Bluegrass, Fusion, Progressive Bluegrass

Album Review

Live Art is a double-disc, 20-track anthology of live performances by Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, spanning four years in the mid-'90s. The song selections cover the group's entire career, ranging from new arrangements of several of classics to covers and seven previously unrecorded originals. There are a couple of vocals on the record, but the core of the album is Fleck & the Flecktones' dynamite instrumental improvisations, where they can demonstrate the true range of their eclecticism and talent. Of special note are the songs that feature jams with Branford Marsalis, Chick Corea, and Bruce Hornsby, who help spur the Flecktones to new heights.
Thom Owens, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Introhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. New South Africahttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. Stomping Groundshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. Lochs of Dreadhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. Bigfoothttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. Far East Medley: Dreaming in the Gobi/Lawiswis Kawayan/Arriranghttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. Flying Saucer Dudeshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. UFO Tofuhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  9. Libation, the Water Ritual (Interlude)http://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  10. Vix 9http://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  11. The Messagehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  12. Improv/Amazing Gracehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  13. Shubbee's Doobiehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  14. Oh! Darlinghttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  15. Blu-Bophttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  16. Sunset Roadhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  17. More Luvhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  18. Early Reflection/Bach/The Ballad of Jed Clampetthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  19. Cheeseballs in Cowtownhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  20. Sinister Ministerhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  21. Flight of the Cosmic Hippo [Unplugged Version]http://itunes.apple.com/album/live-art/id390360059?uo=5&at=11l9vR
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