Listen: Chris Thile Talks with Cory Wong on Premier Guitar's 'Wong Notes' Podcast

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“You want to talk about amazing live musicians: the guest on today’s show, Chris Thile,” guitarist Cory Wong says of the guest on the latest episode of his Premier Guitar podcast Wong Notes. “Oh my gosh, this dude is insane. One of my absolute favorite musicians of all time. One of my favorite musicians to ever play with. One of my favorite thinkers, creative minds. This guy is incredible.” You can hear their conversation here.

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Chris Thile, who is currently on tour in Europe, is the guest on the latest episode of the Premier Guitar podcast Wong Notes, hosted by guitarist Cory Wong. “You want to talk about amazing live musicians: the guest on today’s show, Chris Thile,” Wong says. “Oh my gosh, this dude is insane. One of my absolute favorite musicians of all time. One of my favorite musicians to ever play with. One of my favorite thinkers, creative minds. This guy is incredible.”

Wong has played with Thile several times, including as part of the band Vulfpeck and on Thile’s former public radio show Live From Here. In their conversation, they discuss the rewards of collaboration. “Sometimes one plus one equals three,” Thile says, “where you both are just leave the table feeling like I'm more now and I'm more when I go to the table with other people who aren't this person. So, I gotta make sure that I get back to the table with that person often.

You can hear their conversation here:

Thile’s solo tour, featuring music from his 2021 album, Laysongs, and more, takes him to France and Luxembourg this weekend, followed by shows in Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, and Norway before heading to the UK and Ireland in November for six shows with special guest Sam Amidon.

CHRIS THILE ON TOUR

Oct 28 Chapelle de la Trinité Lyon, FRANCE
Oct 30 Philharmonie de Luxembourg Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
Nov 1 Enjoy Jazz Festival Ludwigshafen, GERMANY
Nov 2 Heimathafen Berlin, GERMANY
Nov 4 The Black Diamond Copenhagen, DENMARK
Nov 5 TakeRoot Music Festival Groningen, NETHERLANDS
Nov 6 De Roma Antwerp, BELGIUM
Nov 7 Riksscenen Oslo, NORWAY
Nov 9 St George's* Bristol, UK
Nov 10 Warwick Arts Centre* Coventry, UK
Nov 11 Queen Elizabeth Hall* London, UK
Nov 12 RNCM Theatre* Manchester, UK
Nov 13 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall* Glasgow, UK
Nov 15 National Concert Hall* Dublin, IRELAND
     
Dec 2–4 Boettcher Concert Hall** Denver, CO
Dec 6 David Geffen Hall New York, NY
Jan 14 Clemens Fine Arts Center Paducah, KY
Feb 5 St. Cecilia Music Center Grand Rapids, MI
     

* w/Sam Amidon
** w/Colorado Symphony

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Chris Thile: Premier Guitar's 'Wong Notes' podcast, October 2022
  • Friday, October 28, 2022
    Listen: Chris Thile Talks with Cory Wong on Premier Guitar's 'Wong Notes' Podcast

    Chris Thile, who is currently on tour in Europe, is the guest on the latest episode of the Premier Guitar podcast Wong Notes, hosted by guitarist Cory Wong. “You want to talk about amazing live musicians: the guest on today’s show, Chris Thile,” Wong says. “Oh my gosh, this dude is insane. One of my absolute favorite musicians of all time. One of my favorite musicians to ever play with. One of my favorite thinkers, creative minds. This guy is incredible.”

    Wong has played with Thile several times, including as part of the band Vulfpeck and on Thile’s former public radio show Live From Here. In their conversation, they discuss the rewards of collaboration. “Sometimes one plus one equals three,” Thile says, “where you both are just leave the table feeling like I'm more now and I'm more when I go to the table with other people who aren't this person. So, I gotta make sure that I get back to the table with that person often.

    You can hear their conversation here:

    Thile’s solo tour, featuring music from his 2021 album, Laysongs, and more, takes him to France and Luxembourg this weekend, followed by shows in Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, and Norway before heading to the UK and Ireland in November for six shows with special guest Sam Amidon.

    CHRIS THILE ON TOUR

    Oct 28 Chapelle de la Trinité Lyon, FRANCE
    Oct 30 Philharmonie de Luxembourg Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
    Nov 1 Enjoy Jazz Festival Ludwigshafen, GERMANY
    Nov 2 Heimathafen Berlin, GERMANY
    Nov 4 The Black Diamond Copenhagen, DENMARK
    Nov 5 TakeRoot Music Festival Groningen, NETHERLANDS
    Nov 6 De Roma Antwerp, BELGIUM
    Nov 7 Riksscenen Oslo, NORWAY
    Nov 9 St George's* Bristol, UK
    Nov 10 Warwick Arts Centre* Coventry, UK
    Nov 11 Queen Elizabeth Hall* London, UK
    Nov 12 RNCM Theatre* Manchester, UK
    Nov 13 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall* Glasgow, UK
    Nov 15 National Concert Hall* Dublin, IRELAND
         
    Dec 2–4 Boettcher Concert Hall** Denver, CO
    Dec 6 David Geffen Hall New York, NY
    Jan 14 Clemens Fine Arts Center Paducah, KY
    Feb 5 St. Cecilia Music Center Grand Rapids, MI
         

    * w/Sam Amidon
    ** w/Colorado Symphony

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