Rounder Records has announced the release of Bela Fleck’s Tales From the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions to be released on 3rd March 09.
Throw Down Your Heart chronicles banjo virtuoso and 9 time Grammy award winner Bela Fleck’s musical journey to Africa to explore the little known African roots of the banjo. Bela’s boundary-breaking musical adventure takes him to Uganda, Tanzania, The Gambia, and Mali, and provides a glimpse of the beauty and complexity of African music. Using his banjo, Bela transcends barriers of language and culture, finding common ground and forging connections with musicians from very different backgrounds.