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2011 – One Of Gabriel’s Favorite Things

Next in our ‘best of 2011’ series, is a favorite of Associate Music Supervisor, Gabriel Marowitz. If you’re a fan of bluegrass or skilled musicianship you’ll enjoy this, and if you’re not a fan…well, you just might become one.

Chris Thile & Michael Daves – Sleep With One Eye Open

 http://www.thiledaves.com/

This album rocks because Chris Thile, possibly the best mandolin player alive, met a dude named Michael Daves at a bluegrass jam in New York City and discovered that Michael was pretty damned good himself. The new friends decided to go old-school and cut an album together playing all their favorite bluegrass tunes; naturally, they went to Jack White’s place in Nashville to make the record where they stood around the mic for a day and ripped through some live takes. What we get is a classic and authentic sound with a lot of youthful energy and bravado.

[youtube http://youtu.be/4wtkYFy8LxE]

– Gabriel Marowitz, Associate Music Supervisor – PlayNetwork

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