Chris Thile's new album, Sonatas and Partitas, draws from material written by Johann Sebastian Bach in the early 1700s. Brantley Gutierrez /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chris Thile Looks Back To Bach
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Chris Thile says he was only a year old when he first heard "The Girl from Ipanema." Danny Clinch hide caption

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Chris Thile's First Musical Memory
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Yo-Yo Ma's latest Americana exploration features his work with mandolinist Chris Thile, bassist Edgar Meyer and fiddler Stuart Duncan. Jeremy Cowart hide caption

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Yo-Yo Ma's Bluegrass-Inspired 'Goat Rodeo'
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Chris Thile and his band Punch Brothers perform on Mountain Stage. /Brian Blauser hide caption

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Punch Brothers On Mountain Stage
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Chris Thile and Michael Daves perform at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Chris Thile & Michael Daves: Newport Folk 2011
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Chris Thile And Michael Daves: Tiny Desk Concert
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Punch Brothers: Newport Folk 2010
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Punch Brothers Serve Up A Bluegrass Cocktail
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Chris Thile and his Punch Brothers kick off the festivities at the "That" tent at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Wills Glasspiegel hide caption

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Listen Now: Punch Brothers In Concert
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