FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
BÉLA FLECK, ZAKIR HUSSAIN & EDGAR MEYER HIT #1 AGAIN ON THE BILLBOARD TRADITIONAL CLASSICAL CHART WITH “THE MELODY OF RHYTHM” (eOne MUSIC)
(Port Washington, NY) -- The Melody of Rhythm (August 25 / eOne Music), an unprecedented melding of Western and Indian classical and American roots featuring banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck, double-bass master Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain, arguably the world’s greatest tabla player, has regained its #1 position on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart for the last two weeks, making a total of five weeks at #1 of its seven in release. The album is also currently #3 on the overall Classical Chart behind Joshua Bell and Il Divo. The group has recently been featured on NPR’s “Here and Now,” “Weekend Edition,” and will shortly be featured on NPR’s “Performance Today.”
The trio continues its North American tour of concert halls in support of this release with the following dates:
Oct 15 Grinnell, IA Grinnell College
Oct 16 Goshen, IN Goshen College
Oct 18 Miami, FL Gusman Hall
Oct 20 Mesa, AZ Ikeda Theater
Oct 22 Los Angeles, CA Royce Hall / University of CA
Oct 24 Vancouver, CAN Chan Center
Oct 26 San Luis Obispo, CA Cal Poly Arts
Oct 28 San Francisco, CA SF Jazz Festival
belafleck.com / edgarmeyer.com / zakirhussain.com
Contact: Giovanna Melchiorre at 516-484-1000x279 firstname.lastname@example.org
Carla Parisi at Kid Logic
email@example.com or 973-563-8204.
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