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Chris Thile

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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


1989

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


1993

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


1994

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


1995

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


1997

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


2001

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


2003

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


2004

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


2005

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


2006

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


2007

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


2008

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


2009

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


2010

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


2011

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


2012

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


2013

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


2014

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


2015

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


2016

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


2017

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


2018

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