SOURCE: E1 Entertainment

October 14, 2009 17:36 ET

Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain & Edgar Meyer Hit #1 Again on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart With "The Melody of Rhythm" (E1 Music)

PORT WASHINGTON, NY--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - "The Melody of Rhythm" (August 25 / E1 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

www.belafleck.com / www.edgarmeyer.com / www.zakirhussain.com

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