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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-chris-thile-and-edgar-meyer-perform-big-top-their-new-album-bass-mandolin
    September 18, 2014|0 comments

    Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer have released a video of their performing "Big Top" from their new album, Bass & Mandolin. You can watch it here. The duo kicked off a North American tour this week in Vancouver. These "two giants of contemporary acoustic music ... managed to showcase exceptional chops while never falling into any of the tedious flash virtuosi so often are taken by," raves the Vancouver Sun. "It's a rare opportunity to be captivated by two such unusual instruments in a pairing. These two are truly special."

    Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour Video
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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/chris-thile-edgar-meyer-kick-north-american-tour-2014-09-16
    September 16, 2014|0 comments

    Bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile, whose second recording collaboration, Bass & Mandolin, was released last week on Nonesuch Records, kick off a month-long tour of North America with a performance at the Chan Shun Concert Hall in Vancouver tonight, followed by stops across the United States, from Seattle to Los Angeles, Austin to Boston, New York, Chicago, and many more. 

    Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour
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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/chris-thile-and-edgar-meyers-new-album-bass-mandolin-out-now-2014-09-09
    September 08, 2014|0 comments

    Bass & Mandolin, the second recording collaboration by bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile, is out now. The album features ten original compositions by the two artists, who have been performing together sporadically for more than a decade and made their recording debut as a duo with 2008’s Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile, which the Washington Post praised, saying “Thile and Meyer are most enthralling when they pass a melody back and forth, fingers flying.” The duo embarks on a month-long North American tour on September 16. 

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/hear-chris-thile-edgar-meyer-bass-mandolin-streaming-full-wnyc-2014-09-03
    September 03, 2014|0 comments

    Bass & Mandolin, the second recording collaboration by bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile, is due out next Tuesday, September 9. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it. The album is streaming in full this week as a "Check Ahead" feature from NPR member station WNYC's Soundcheck. "More than anything," says WNYC, "it's easy to hear how much fun these two have playing together." The duo recently performed the album track "Why Only One?" for The Bluegrass Situation; you can watch it here.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/edgar-meyer-chris-thile-discuss-new-album-bass-mandolin-2014-08-28
    August 28, 2014|0 comments

    Bass & Mandolin, due out September 9 on Nonesuch Records, is the second duo recording from double bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. In this article, these two virtuosic musicians talk with writer Michael Hill about the new album and how the personal and musical relationship between them has continued to mature and deepen in the five years since the pair released its self-titled Nonesuch debut.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-releases-chris-thile-edgar-meyer-bass-mandolin-september-9-2014-08-06
    August 06, 2014|0 comments

    Nonesuch releases the second recording collaboration by bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile—Bass & Mandolin—September 9, 2014. The album features ten original compositions by the two artists, who have been performing together sporadically for more than a decade and made their recording debut as a duo with 2008’s Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile, which the Washington Post praised, saying “Thile and Meyer are most enthralling when they pass a melody back and forth, fingers flying.” The duo embarks on a month-long North American tour on September 16. Bass & Mandolin is available to pre-order with an instant download of the album track “Tarnation.”

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