2007 Grammy® Winner, Best Instrumental Composition: Bela Fleck, composer, "Spectacle"
11 Extraordinary new recordings including fresh reworkings of Corea and Fleck classics
Every so often a recording just comes out of nowhere—unexpected, captivating, original. The Enchantment is definitely one of those albums. The first-ever studio collaboration between jazz pianist Chick Corea and banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck. This album captures the astonishing interplay between these two master musicians.
Reviews “Pianist Chick Corea and banjoist Béla Fleck may not seem like a natural pairing… Supernatural is more like it.” — Washington Post
"Any jazz fan who doubts a piano/banjo duet can make beautiful music will experience an attitude adjustment while listening to this stellar disc." — Billboard
Jazz fans know Béla Fleck and Chick Corea as master musicians in their own right. Now, the two Grammy-award winners have collaborated on a new album, The Enchantment. As a duo, Fleck and Corea combine a variety of musical styles and flavors — from blues to bluegrass, from classical to country. -- NPR, Talk of the Nation(22 May 2007)
While the term “virtuoso” shouldn’t be tossed around lightly, few would deem banjoist Bèla Fleck and pianist Chick Corea unworthy of the appellation. These masters utilize their instrumental and compositional versatility to create music that surpasses both genres and expectations. This ain’t simply bluegrass banjo, and it’s certainly more than “just” jazz piano. - PopMatters
"As I listen to 2007’s The Enchantment CD by Chick Corea and Béla Fleck for the third time through, this CD truly lives up to its name. Both Corea and Fleck are true masters of their instruments and their interplay on each track sounds like liquid sunshine. I truly have been enchanted!" -- BustaBlog