Bela Fleck & the Flecktones with the Alash Ensemble - "Jingle All the Way"


Media Advisory

 

What:
In a three-tiered genre coup honoring Béla Fleck's special brand of musical diversity, "Jingle All the Way," Béla Fleck & the Flecktones' holiday CD hits #1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album chart for Dec. 13, 2008.

And the Grammy Nominations are out with Béla Fleck & the Flecktones' "Jingle All the Way" nominated in two categories: Best Pop Instrumental Album and Best Country Instrumental Performance with "Sleigh Ride" from "Jingle All the Way."

So, lovers of contemporary jazz, pop, country and holiday music in general - with the addition of the unusual flare of the famed Alash Ensemble throat singers - call the Quick Center for the Arts Box Office for tickets to experience Béla Fleck & the Flecktones with the Alash Ensemble live onstage for two shows. Tickets are $50, $45.

When:
Friday, Dec. 12, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Where:
Fairfield University
Quick Center for the Arts
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, Conn. 06824

How:
Purchase tickets online at http://www.fairfield.edu/quick or by calling (203) 254-4010. The toll free number is 1-877-ARTS-396. Visit quickcenter.com for more information.

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Media Contact: Joan Grant, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, jgrant@fairfield.edu

Posted on December 5, 2008

Vol. 41, No. 158