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