Bela Fleck Famous Quotes & Sayings

20 Bela Fleck Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I think the musical evolution I've gone through has come from all the work with the material.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I think the musical evolution I've gone through has come from all the work with
I first heard the banjo on the Beverly Hillbillies, and from then on I was banjo-conscious. But I didn't actually get one until my grandfather gave me one, almost by mistake. He knew I was playing a little bit of guitar. He saw a banjo at a flea market and bought it. I took it home with me and just never put it down. I was fifteen.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I first heard the banjo on the Beverly Hillbillies, and from then on I was
I always try to work with people who are better than me, so I can learn more.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I always try to work with people who are better than me, so I can
My most powerful memory was hearing Earl Scruggs on 'The Beverly Hillbillies' as a 5 or 6 year old. That sound just blew me away, shook my head up.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: My most powerful memory was hearing Earl Scruggs on 'The Beverly Hillbillies' as a 5
I think it is very ironic that most people think that the banjo is a southern white instrument. It came from Africa and even for the first years that white people played banjo they would put on blackface.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I think it is very ironic that most people think that the banjo is a
And then Earl Scruggs comes along and transforms the banjo into a virtuosic modern instrument. For the first time, the Southern banjo style becomes the identity of the banjo, and everything from before is wiped off of people's consciousness by the power of that explosion.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: And then Earl Scruggs comes along and transforms the banjo into a virtuosic modern instrument.
There are a lot of chapters to the banjo's history. Part of it are the roots in Africa, where it's a more primitive instrument. Then it comes to the United States where it morphs into the slave music that they created here, which was very African in origin.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: There are a lot of chapters to the banjo's history. Part of it are the
Being from New York, I wonder why am I inspired by bluegrass and Earl Scruggs? But when I look at the whole history of the banjo, I feel really good about it, including the Earl Scruggs part.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: Being from New York, I wonder why am I inspired by bluegrass and Earl Scruggs?
In other words, learn your Scruggs's rolls before trying to play like Bela Fleck.Tony Trischka Bela Fleck Sayings By Tony Trischka: In other words, learn your Scruggs's rolls before trying to play like Bela Fleck.
I think the Flecktones are a mixture of acoustic and electronic music with a lot of roots in folk and bluegrass as well as funk and jazz.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I think the Flecktones are a mixture of acoustic and electronic music with a lot
I learned that I'm so busy with what I'm doing, so focused on what I'm doing, that I miss a lot of opportunities for interacting with people.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I learned that I'm so busy with what I'm doing, so focused on what I'm
When I play my own music, or when I play new music, there's much more stress and intensity of thinking about how I'm going to make it work!Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: When I play my own music, or when I play new music, there's much more
I don't know enough about hip-hop, though I've heard some great hip-hop. I just did a thing with Qwest Love - we did a performance together in Memphis at the Folk Alliance Festival, and we had a great jam and a conversation.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I don't know enough about hip-hop, though I've heard some great hip-hop. I just did
Everybody should have a documentary made about themselves. It's amazing what you see and what you learn.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: Everybody should have a documentary made about themselves. It's amazing what you see and what
I was a big fan of a writer named Jack Vance, a science fiction writer. He always wrote about these guys who were either going down a river in a strange world or would be in this one land where people acted really strange, and he'd have these interactions with them that were strange - he'd usually get run out of town or something. Then he'd end up in the next town over where the rules were totally different. And I love this stuff.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I was a big fan of a writer named Jack Vance, a science fiction writer.
I doubt anybody would have pushed me [on the music]. When I was at Sony nobody ever gave me any creative suggestions on the music.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I doubt anybody would have pushed me [on the music]. When I was at Sony
I think I'm getting better at being verbal. I used to have a lot of problems with it. I had my own little demons that I was fighting, and I used the banjo as an escape.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: I think I'm getting better at being verbal. I used to have a lot of
So it doesn't have to be happy music to be inspiring.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: So it doesn't have to be happy music to be inspiring.
There's a lot of hip-hop that would be great with a banjo in it. It would just groove like crazy, and I hope I get to be one of the guys who does that, because it's coming. It's coming.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: There's a lot of hip-hop that would be great with a banjo in it. It
They think the banjo can only be happy, but that's not true.Bela Fleck Bela Fleck Sayings By Bela Fleck: They think the banjo can only be happy, but that's not true.