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    Listen: Chris Thile Guests on "How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black"

    Mandolinist, singer, songwriter, and radio host Chris Thile is the guest on the latest episode of the How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black podcast. They discuss Thile's life in music, from Nickel Creek to Punch Brothers to his latest role as host of the radio show Live From Here. Thile also shares some life lessons learned along the way, as well as some of the history of bluegrass and the maker of his mandolin.

    "For me, music has always been this source of delight," Thile says in the opening of the episode; "it's a never-ending well of magic, ingenuity."

    You can hear their conversation below.

    Thanks for Listening, Chris Thile's latest album, was released on Nonesuch Records late last year. To pick up a copy, head to your local music store, iTunes, Amazon, or the Nonesuch Store, where CD and vinyl orders include a download of the complete album at checkout. You can also listen to the album on Spotify and Apple Music.

    Chris Thile will be a special guest of Snarky Puppy at Carnegie Hall on Thursday night, along with David Crosby, Fatoumata Diawara, and Laura Mvula. Snarky Puppy will then join Thile as his guests on Live From Here, broadcast live from Austin this Saturday. For details, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Chris Thile is the guest on How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black. They discuss his life in music, from Nickel Creek to Punch Brothers to hosting the radio show Live From Here. Thile also shares some life lessons learned along the way, as well as some of the history of bluegrass and the maker of his mandolin. "For me, music has always been this source of delight," Thile says; "it's a never-ending well of magic, ingenuity." Hear their conversation here.

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Mandolinist, singer, songwriter, and radio host Chris Thile is the guest on the latest episode of the How to Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black podcast. They discuss Thile's life in music, from Nickel Creek to Punch Brothers to his latest role as host of the radio show Live From Here. Thile also shares some life lessons learned along the way, as well as some of the history of bluegrass and the maker of his mandolin.

"For me, music has always been this source of delight," Thile says in the opening of the episode; "it's a never-ending well of magic, ingenuity."

You can hear their conversation below.

Thanks for Listening, Chris Thile's latest album, was released on Nonesuch Records late last year. To pick up a copy, head to your local music store, iTunes, Amazon, or the Nonesuch Store, where CD and vinyl orders include a download of the complete album at checkout. You can also listen to the album on Spotify and Apple Music.

Chris Thile will be a special guest of Snarky Puppy at Carnegie Hall on Thursday night, along with David Crosby, Fatoumata Diawara, and Laura Mvula. Snarky Puppy will then join Thile as his guests on Live From Here, broadcast live from Austin this Saturday. For details, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Chris Thile & Michael Ian Black, "How to Be Amazing," January 2018

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