Yo-Yo Ma
Carnegie Hall
Gil Shaham
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Chris Thile

Knowledge Identifier: +Chris_Thile


Chris Thile

American musician, best known as the mandolinist and a singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek add

Category: Music

Born in 1981.

Countries: United States (58%), California (11%), Germany (5%)

Main connections: Yo-Yo Ma, Carnegie Hall, Gil Shaham

Linked to: Nonesuch Records, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Delaware Symphony Orchestra




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Chris Thile was born in 1981 add something


The three members of Nickel Creek met in Carlsbad, California at "That Pizza Place" in 1989, listening to weekly bluegrass shows with their parents add something


Sara Watkins - Watkins debuted in 1989 as the fiddler of the progressive bluegrass group Nickel Creek, which consisted of herself, her elder brother Sean, and mandolinist Chris Thile


That same year, 1993, Thile made a demo tape and sent it to the Sugar Hill and Rounder record labels add something


Their first, "Little Cowpoke", was released in 1994 add something


In 1995, the Thile family moved to Murray, Kentucky where Chris' father Scott Thile accepted a position at &Murray, Kentucky_State_University as a musical instrument technician add something


In 1997, Chris released "Stealing Second" and Nickel Creek released "Here to There" add something


Following the major success and platinum accreditation of the album "Nickel Creek", Thile released "Not All Who Wander Are Lost" in 2001 add something


Thile has released other solo albums, including "Not All Who Wander Are Lost", released in 2001, and "Deceiver" in 2004 add something


Also in 2003, Thile joined Mark O'Connor for his double CD set "Thirty-Year Retrospective" which was nominated for a Grammy add something


In 2003, Thile teamed up with mandolinist Mike Marshall for the duet album "Into the Cauldron," which included original pieces as well as pieces by Charlie Parker and J. S. Bach add something


In 2004, Thile released "Deceiver", an experimental album on which he recorded every track himself add something


In 2005, Nickel Creek released "Why Should the Fire Die-", which received massive critical acclaim and sold 250,000 units add something


Thile and Daves met in 2005 at a bluegrass jam at NYC's Baggot Inn. add something


Thile has performed as a duo with guitarist and vocalist and Michael Daves since 2005 add something


In 2006, Thile formed the How to Grow a Band, with whom he recorded "How to Grow a Woman from the Ground", Thile's fifth album add something


In August 2006, Nickel Creek announced that at the end of the year they would no longer be recording together as a group, and their tour scheduled through 2007 would be their last for an indefinite period of time add something


In 2007, the band officially changed its name first to "The Tensions Mountain Boys" and "Punch Brothers add something


On March 17, 2007, at Carnegie Hall, this group debuted Thile's ambitious "The Blind Leaving the Blind", a 40-minute suite in four movements that Thile told NPR was written in part to deal with his 2004 divorce add something


Bryan Sutton - In 2007-08, Sutton toured with Chris Thile & The How to Grow a Band


In 2008, Thile released a collaboration album with bassist Edgar Meyer, and plans to release a collaborative album with Hilary Hahn add something


In late 2008, Paul Kowert replaced Garrison on bass add something


To promote "Punch", Thile and Punch Brothers planned a year-long tour in 2008, as well as a February 29 appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" add something


Punch Brothers released its first album, "Punch", February 26, 2008, on Nonesuch Records add something


In August 2008, Thile and bassist Edgar Meyer announced the release date of the duo's planned debut album add something


The album was released on Thile's label Nonesuch Records on September 23, 2008 add something


The duo toured in September and October 2008 to promote the album add something


In 2009 Thile completed a mandolin concerto entitled "Ad astra per alas porci" add something


Punch Brothers released "Antifogmatic" on February 15, 2010, and continued to tour add something


On November 5, 2010, the band performed "Rye Whiskey" on the "Late Show with David Letterman" with Steve Martin guesting on banjo add something


In 2011 he recorded "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bassist Edgar Meyer and fiddle player Stuart Duncan add something


They released their debut album "Sleep With One Eye Open" on May 10, 2011 add something


On October 25, 2011 he appeared on the Jay Leno show as a member of the Yo-Yo Ma and Friends musical act add something


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - During their 2011–2012 Carnegie season, Orpheus collaborated with violinists Gil Shaham and Viviane Hagner, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, oboist Albrecht Mayer, and mandolinist Chris Thile


Yo-Yo Ma - He was one of the show's guests on November 1, 2011, where he performed songs from The Goat Rodeo Sessions with fellow musicians Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile


He is a 2012 MacArthur Fellow add something


The Punch Brothers released their newest album, Who's Feeling Young Now-, in early 2012 add something


Nonesuch Records - Mandolinist and composer Chris Thile of Punch Brothers was named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, receiving one of 23 genius grant *awards to extraordinary practitioners in a variety of creative fields


Thile married actress Claire Coffee on December 23, 2013 add something


In February 2014, the group announced that it would be releasing another album add something


On February 7th and 14th in 2015, he was the guest host on the radio show "Prairie Home Companion" add something


Punch Brothers latest album The Phosphorescent Blues, was released on January 27, 2015 add something


Coffee and Thile have a son named Calvin Eugene Thile, born on 15 May 2015 add something


On July 21, 2015, it was officially announced that he would succeed Garrison Keillor as the host of "A Prairie Home Companion" in 2016 add something


Beginning in 2016, he will become the host of "A Prairie Home Companion" add something


Starting October 15, 2016, he will become the host of "A Prairie Home Companion" add something


On February 18, 2017 Thile announced that his version of the show had been renewed for another season add something


On December 16, 2017, at the Town Hall theater in New York, Thile announced that the show would henceforth be named Live from Here add something


For 2018-19, Thile was named to the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall add something