Mandolin

  1. Backbeat: How Does Chris Thile, Mandolin Player/MacArthur Genius, Get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, Practice, Twitter, Impromptu Gig in NYC's Tompkins Square Park

    August 07, 2013 7:45 PM EDT Before he takes his recent interpretations of famed composer Johan Sebastian Bach to Carnegie Hall later this fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile surprised about two dozen fans by offering to play his newest material on a bench in Tompkins Squar ...

  2. On The Road

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mandolin virtuoso Sam Bush will cover some serious mileage this summer in support of his new Sugar Hill album, "Laps in Seven." Read Ray Waddell's column. Mandolin virtuoso Sam Bush will cover some serious mileage this summer in sup ...