Member Cocktails with Chris Thile
Member Event
Member Event

Cocktails with Chris Thile

October 21, 2020

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Member Event season. This is an archived view.

A live Q&A with MacArthur Fellow and virtuosic mandolinist, composer and vocalist.

20/21 Member Event

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Hop on Zoom for an animated discussion with the one-of-a-kind Chris Thile. Bring your favorite drink and your best questions!

About Chris Thile

Chris Thile rose to fame through his work with the Grammy Award-winning Nickel Creek, with whom he released four albums and sold over two million records. As a soloist, Thile has released several albums including his most recent, Thanks for Listening. In 2013, Thile won a Grammy for his work on The Goat Rodeo Sessions, collaborating with Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan. In 2014, Thile and Meyer released their latest album collaboration, Bass + Mandolin, which won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album. Punch Brothers released their latest album The Phosphorescent Blues in January 2015, and a follow up EP The Wireless in November of the same year. Most recently, Thile released a double-album with Brad Mehldau titled Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau and a collection of works from Back with Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer called Bach Trios.

Check out Chris's Live From Home cover of Gillian Welch's "Hard Times" for a taste of his big talent and heart.

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