• Thile on Bach on PBS

    To help promote his latest CD release, Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1, Chris Thile was featured on Monday night's PBS Newshour. There he spoke with Jeffrey Brown about his love for Bach, the mandolin, and taking the instrument to new

  • Chris Thile Bach CD coming in August

    It's no secret that many a bluegrass instrumentalist has found themselves fascinated by the music of J.S. Bach. The symmetry, clarity of form, and contrapuntal accents of his compositions have their counterparts in bluegrass and modern string music, though our

  • Punch Brothers go Baroque at Telluride

    While at the 2012 Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado this June, Punch Brothers performed Rob Moose's transcription of J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 for bluegrass ensemble, with two violins. It was originally scored for three violins, three violas, three cellos,

  • Jens Kruger tackles JS Bach

    Jens Kruger has released a video which captures his arrangement of the first Bach Cello Suite, played on the banjo. It was recorded in late September at Double Time Studio near Kruger's home in North Wilkesboro, NC, produced  by Philip Zanon. Jens

  • Bach and Friends DVD now available

    Bach & Friends... That may sound like a name for a Saturday morning cartoon show, but it's actually a newly released DVD that any fan of the music of J.S. Bach, or of fine acoustic string music in general, will