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Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer: Why Only One?
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Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer: Why Only One?

Bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile released a new album this week, aptly entitled . The duo took a little time out to find a slice of heaven in the mountains around Telluride, Colorado to perform the first track from the record called “Why Only One?” Meyer’s seemingly effortless technique and fantastic tone perfectly complement Thile’s percussive and provocative...

Edgar Meyer Featured on The Goat Rodeo Sessions
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Edgar Meyer Featured on The Goat Rodeo Sessions

Bassist Edgar Meyer, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan and mandolinist Chris Thile have come together to release The Goat Rodeo Sessions, an 11-track collection of songs which the group describes as “genre proof.” With styles ranging from classical to bluegrass, the album is definitely an interesting mix, sure to please fans of acoustic music. Though the title refers to...

Edgar Meyer: Froglike
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Edgar Meyer: Froglike

Words aren’t enough. Here’s upright master Edgar Meyer playing “Froglike”, from his album Work in Progress (sadly, the album is out of print).

Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile: The Farmer & The Duck
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Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile: The Farmer & The Duck

Today’s featured video showcases a nice duet between bassist Edgar Meyer and Nickel Creek’s Chris Thile. The recording took place on October 24, 2008 at University of Chicago’s Mandel Hall.

New Albums

Bela Fleck’s Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto and Music for Trio Live, featuring Edgar Meyer

Banjo legend Bela Fleck teamed up with bassist Edgar Meyer and tabla player Zakir Hussain to produce Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto and Music for Trio, performed live with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The album will release on August 25th, and is available for pre-order. Fleck and Meyer have been working together for over 25 years, including the Grammy award...

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Edgar Meyer and Victor Wooten: Two players, one bass

This is about the craziest bass duet we’ve ever seen. Did these guys even miss a beat?

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What a trio: Edgar Meyer, Ray Brown and Victor Wooten

Check out this amazing trio of bass greatness: Edgar Meyer, Ray Brown and Victor Wooten, in a 1991 performance. “Walk that dog!” Tip o’ the hat to The Double Bass Blog