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Flecktone Jeff Coffin: Constant Change

Jeff Coffin

Saxophonist Jeff Coffin has recorded with his Mu’tet band every few years since joining Béla Fleck and the Flecktones in 1997, and arranged solo touring dates around that quartet’s schedule. Such was the plan this year after the release of his stellar new CD, Mutopia (Compass). Then, you could say, he got into a jam.

Two weeks before Mutopia’s July release date, with gigs lined up, Coffin received a frantic call to sub for saxophonist LeRoi Moore with jam-band icons the Dave Matthews Band.

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