Bela Fleck Will Premiere New Documentary at Nashville Film Festival
Bela Fleck will premiere his new documentary How to Write a Banjo Concerto on April 19 at the Nashville Film Festival. Directed by Sascha Paladino and Fleck, the film chronicles the banjo player’s creative process and relationships with the likes of Edgar Meyer, Earl Scruggs, Abigail Washburn (Fleck’s wife), mentor Tony Trischka, Chris Thile, Chick Corea and Bela Bartok, among others.
Fleck and the 90-piece Nashville Symphony Orchestra premiered The Impostor concerto in September 2011. The documentary will premiere April 19 and will be followed by a Q&A at Green Hills Cinema in Nashville.