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Chris Thile is a renowned mandolin player and a founding member of the progressive bluegrass trio Nickel Creek with Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins.

Thile began recording his first solo album in 1993, with most songs of his own composition. After two more solo albums of all original material, he teamed with mandolin master Mike Marshall for a stunning album of duets called Into the Cauldron, which included forays into jazz, world music, and Bach. In 2004 Chris released Deceiver… read more

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  • Avatar for DrMustang
    Best mandolin player of all time!
  • Avatar for TJLinden
    Pretty cool that he won a MacArthur grant for his contributions to the American bluegrass-folk-roots scene! :D
  • Avatar for Vaderling52
    Had the pleasure of meeting him. On, of all things, a whale watching tour in Sitka Alaska
  • Avatar for fender__fender
    Where i can download this miracle?
  • Avatar for schwagcast
    Subtle charm and foot-stompin' goodness. Thanks!
  • Avatar for Cianzeira
    A fucking monster, this guy is XD
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  • Avatar for JohnnyScoots
    There aren't many mando players as good as Chris Thile in our generation. I am fascinated with his style and delivery.
  • Avatar for Teocinte
    anyone know if there is a recording of his concerto "Ad astra per alas porci"?
  • Avatar for Empty_Skies
    Song for a Young Queen... Masterpiece.

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