Chris Thile and band sign with Nonesuch
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
– Chris Thile, mandolin player for Nickel Creek, has a new band and inked a record deal. The Punch Brothers will have their debut coming out on Nonesuch Records, home to Wilco, in February 2008.
The Punch Brothers consist of Chris Eldridge on guitar, Gate Witcher on violin, Greg Garrison on bass and Noam Pikelny on banjo.
Thile and Sara and Sean Watkins Nickel Creek are taking an indefinite break from the band.
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