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Martha Graham Dancers Return to the Stage

Tuesday night at New York’s Joyce Theater, the Martha Graham Dance Company begins its first official season in almost three years. After a long legal battle over the rights to the late Martha Graham’s dances, the company she founded won the rights to the majority of her choreography and… Read More >

Abigail Washburn’s new album provides ‘Refuge’ for music lovers

BY JIM FARBER
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
It’s no simple thing to find a fresh angle on a well-aged sound. But Abigail Washburn pulls that trick off with seeming ease in her music.
Washburn, a traditional banjo player and singer, has significant roots in classic… Read More >

Punch Brothers: Who’s Feeling Young Now? – review

Robin Denselow
The Guardian, Thursday 9 February 2012
Last month, this outrageously virtuosic and experimental bluegrass-pop-jazz band from New York turned up at a small London venue and gave what will surely be one of the most memorable concerts of the year. Now the five-piece Punch Brothers are… Read More >

Chris Thile’s First Musical Memory

by NPR STAFF
June 27, 2012
It’s clear Chris Thile has an ear for music: The 31-year-old mandolinist, best known for his bands Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, has been playing music his entire life. But Thile also has a sharp musical memory: He says he was only a year old when he first heard… Read More >

Punch Brothers Serve Up A Bluegrass Cocktail

by NPR STAFF
July 30, 2010
Antifogmatic is the sophomore release from the Punch Brothers, a bluegrass supergroup composed of Chris Thile on mandolin and lead vocals, Noam Pikelny on banjo, fiddler Gabe Witcher, guitarist Chris Eldridge and Paul Kowert on bass. Together, the band takes bluegrass… Read More >