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Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau

Wednesday 8th February / presented by Gemma Sidney

American musicians Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau are internationally celebrated; Chris as a vocalist and mandolin player, and Brad as a jazz pianist.

They first performed together back in 2011 and six years later have just released an album.

The self-titled record is a unique folk-jazz crossover made up of both original compositions and covers of songs by Gillian Welch, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Elliott Smith.

RTR FM’s Gemma Sidney spoke to Chris Thile and began by asking him about his earliest memories – which happen to be musical ones.

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