‘The Hidden Land’ by Béla Fleck & the Flecktones

‘The Hidden Land’ by Béla Fleck & the Flecktones is their eighth studio album released on February 14, 2006 by Sony.

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Track Listing : 1.Fugue From Prelude/Fugue No. 20 In A Minor, Bwv 889 (J.S. Bach, Arr. The Flecktones) – 01:51 . 2.P’Lod In The House (Future Man, Béla Fleck) – 03:46 . 3.Rococo (Béla Fleck) – 03:46 . 4.Labyrinth (Béla Fleck) – 06:21 . 5.Kaleidoscope (The Flecktones) – 05:08 . 6.Who’S Got Three? (Béla Fleck) – 05:22 . 7.Weed Whacker (Béla Fleck) – 07:44 . 8.Couch Potato (Béla Fleck) – 03:03 . 9.Chennai (Jeff Coffin, Béla Fleck) – 05:48 . 10.Subterfuge (Béla Fleck) – 04:04 . 11.Interlude (The Flecktones) – 00:39 . 12.Misunderstood (Béla Fleck) – 07:27 . 13.The Whistle Tune (Béla Fleck) – 04:54

Musicians : Béla Fleck – 1937 Style 75 Gibson Mastertone Banjo On (1 – 7 – 8 – 13), 1936 Style 18 Gibson Top Tension Gut String Banjo On (3), 2004 Deering Tennbrooks Banjo On (5), 1932 Vega-Vox Deluxe Banjo On (6), Deering Crossfire Electric Banjo On (2 – 9), 1967 Rickenbacker 5-String Electric Banjo On (10 – 11), Deering 6-String Bantar On (11 – 12), Paradis Stereo Guitar On (4), Wah-Wah On (7), Synth On (9) . Jeff Coffin – Soprano Saxophone On (2 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 11), Tenor Saxophone On (4 – 10 – 12), Alto Saxophone On (1), Flute On (3 – 9), Clarinet On (6), D Whistle On (4 – 13), Low-D Whistle On (13), Conch Shell On (8), Singing Bowl On (9), Sleigh Bells On (8, 9), Synthesizer On (3 – 5 – 7 – 9 – 12 – 13), Wah-Wah On (7), Synth On (10), High Throat Singing On (9) . Roy Future Man Wooten – Synth-Axe Drumitar, Acoustic Percussion, Zendrum On (1), Vocals On (4 – 12), Throat Singing On (9) . Victor Wooten – Fodera 4 String Electric Bass On (1 -2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 10 – 13), Compito 5 String Fretless Electric Bass, On (6 – 9 – 11 – 12), Synth Pedal On (4 – 7) . The Flecktones – Band

Production : Produced By Béla Fleck With The Flecktones Robert Battaglia – Engineer, Mixing . Richard Dodd – Mastering

Package : Frank Ockenfels – Photography . Christopher Austopchuk – Art Direction . Giulio Turturro – Design

Recorded In 2005 At Sanctuary Studios.

Released On February 14, 2006 By Sony.

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All About Jazz
However, this newest studio effort finds Bela Fleck and the Flecktones radiating a warm rapport that in turn generates music which is eminently accessible on its surface and endlessly fascinating below. […]

JazzTimes
In true Flecktones fashion, it is wildly eclectic and teeming with all the complex parts, disciplined stop-time unison lines, odd time signatures and cleverly superimposed rhythms that have become a signature of this extraordinary band. […]

PopMatters
The Hidden Land is neither the Flecktones’ most accomplished album, nor their most accessible, nor their most enjoyable. Even so, this return to the way in which they arguably function best is both refreshing and well-put-together. Journey to The Hidden Land—you’ll enjoy the ride. […]

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