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UFO Tofu

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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
Though the Flecktones didn't change their formula with their third album, UFO Tofu, they did manage to craft one of their more consistent and impressive efforts. The band's fusion of jazz, bluegrass, and funk gels quite well on UFO Tofu -- not only does Béla Fleck turn in a rich, eclectic performance, but pianist Howard Levy's deft lines and inventive phrasing dominate the album. Occasionally, the material is lightweight, functioning only as vehicle for the group's solos. Then again, the whole point of Fleck's music is the solos, so that shouldn't upset his fans too much. Of course, it doesn't help him win new ones, either.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
Though the Flecktones didn't change their formula with their third album, UFO Tofu, they did manage to craft one of their more consistent and impressive efforts. The band's fusion of jazz, bluegrass, and funk gels quite well on UFO Tofu -- not only does Béla Fleck turn in a rich, eclectic performance, but pianist Howard Levy's deft lines and inventive phrasing dominate the album. Occasionally, the material is lightweight, functioning only as vehicle for the group's solos. Then again, the whole point of Fleck's music is the solos, so that shouldn't upset his fans too much. Of course, it doesn't help him win new ones, either.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/11/1992
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 093624501626
  • Catalog Number: 45016
  • Sales rank: 103,800

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The West County - Béla Fleck (4:30)
  2. 2 Sex In A Pan - Béla Fleck (3:33)
  3. 3 Nemo's Dream - Béla Fleck (5:07)
  4. 4 Bonnie & Slyde - Béla Fleck (4:18)
  5. 5 Scuttlebutt - Béla Fleck (4:04)
  6. 6 UFO Tofu - Béla Fleck (3:46)
  7. 7 Magic Fingers - Béla Fleck (5:13)
  8. 8 True North - Béla Fleck (4:54)
  9. 9 Life Without Elvis - Béla Fleck (5:06)
  10. 10 Seresta - Béla Fleck (3:39)
  11. 11 The Yee-Haw Factor - Béla Fleck (6:57)
  12. 12 After the Storm - Béla Fleck (3:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones Primary Artist
Béla Fleck Indexed Contributor, Banjo
Howard Levy Synthesizer, Harmonica, Piano, Ocarina, Penny Whistle
Victor Wooten Bass
Technical Credits
Béla Fleck Producer
Howard Levy Producer
Bil VornDick Engineer
Roy Wooten Producer, Contributor
Victor Wooten Producer
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