ABOUT

Gabe Witcher is a Grammy winning Artist/Producer/Composer/Arranger best known for his work with the genre-bending acoustic quintet, Punch Brothers. Mr. Witcher has over 35 years in the music business and has become a first call musician/arranger of choice for luminary artists, producers, and composers alike, including Paul Simon, Elton John, The Coen Brothers, T Bone Burnett, Sara Bareilles, Randy Newman, and two MacArthur “Genius” Grant winners, Chris Thile and Rhiannon Giddens. Gabe also frequently composes for and appears on film and television scores including The Hunger Games, True Detective, Toy Story, Cars, Sons of Anarchy, Better Call Saul, Nashville, and Oscar Winners Brokeback Mountain and Babel.

Punch Brothers won the 2018 grammy award for Best Folk Album. Gabe holds 9 previous nominations as an artist and producer. Gabe has been music director for Kennedy Center Presents: American Acoustic w Chris Thile - All Star Jam, Sara Bareilles "Amidst The Chaos" Album Release Promotional Tour & her performances on Saturday Night Live, Ellen, and others, The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Red Bull Music Festival Los Angeles (2019), Another Day, Another Time: f/ the music of Inside Llewyn Davis - Los Angeles (2013).

He has also debuted new music with first rate symphonies around the world, including the Boston Pops, San Francisco Symphony, and l”Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne. In 2014 he became an Affiliate Scholar at the Oberlin Conservatory. Gabe is currently Co-Composing the score to the upcoming series “Motherland: Fort Salem” with Emmy winning composer, Brandon Roberts.

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Co-arranager, Performer

Co-arranager, Performer

Arranger, Performer

Arranger, Performer

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Composer, Performer

Co-Composer, Arranger, Performer

Co-Composer, Arranger, Performer

Co-Composer, Performer

Co-Composer, Performer

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Music Director

Music Director

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Producer, Arranger, Performer

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Arranger, Performer

Arranger, Performer

Arranger, Performer

 

SELECTED GAMING / APPS

 
 
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SELECTED ALBUMS

producer

Punch Brothers - All Ashore Grammy Winner: Best Folk Album (2018)

Punch Brothers - All Ashore
Grammy Winner: Best Folk Album (2018)

Sara Watkins - Young in All The Wrong Ways

Sara Watkins - Young in All The Wrong Ways

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - Mount Royal Grammy Nominated

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - Mount Royal
Grammy Nominated

Noam Pikelny - Universal Favorite Grammy Nominated

Noam Pikelny - Universal Favorite
Grammy Nominated

Noam Pikelny - Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe Grammy Nominated, IBMA Album of the Year

Noam Pikelny - Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe
Grammy Nominated, IBMA Album of the Year

Noam Pikelny - Beat the Devil and Carry a Rail Grammy Nominated

Noam Pikelny - Beat the Devil and Carry a Rail
Grammy Nominated

arranger / editor

Elton John - A Good Heart Arranger

Elton John - A Good Heart
Arranger

Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau - Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau Editor

Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau - Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau
Editor

Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn Arranger, Performer

Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn
Arranger, Performer

Maddison Cunningham - Who Are You Now Arranger, Performer

Maddison Cunningham - Who Are You Now
Arranger, Performer

Red Dead Redemption II - Original Score Soundtrack Arranger, Performer

Red Dead Redemption II - Original Score Soundtrack
Arranger, Performer

The Secret Sisters - Put Your Needle Down Arranger, Performer

The Secret Sisters - Put Your Needle Down
Arranger, Performer

Kronos Quartet - Folk Songs Arranger

Kronos Quartet - Folk Songs
Arranger

 

ADDITIONAL ALBUM CREDITS

Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What (Fiddle)
Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger (Fiddle, Vocals)
Eric Clapton - Old Sock (Fiddle)
Elton John - Wonderful Crazy Night (Arranger, Conductor)
Willie Nelson - The Great Divide (Fiddle)
Neil Diamond - Dreams (Fiddle)
Beck - Return Of The Grievous Angel (Fiddle)
Shania Twain - Now (Fiddle)
Rosanne Cash - The River & the Thread (Fiddle)
Fiona Apple/Jon Brion - So Sleepy (Fiddle)
Emmylou Harris - Return Of The Grievous Angel (Fiddle)
Merle Haggard - Chicago Wind (Fiddle)
John Denver - All Aboard (Fiddle)
Bette Midler - It's the Girls! (Fiddle)
Punch Brothers - All Ashore (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers - The Wireless (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers - The Phosphorescent Blues (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers - Ahoy! (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers - Who’s Feeling Young Now (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers - Antifogmatic (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers - Punch (Producer, Composer, Arranger ,Fiddle, Vocals)
Punch Brothers / VariousArtists - Another Day, Another Time (Fiddle, Vocals)
Dierks Bentley - Up on the Ridge (Fiddle)
The Chieftains - Voice of Ages (Fiddle)
Eddy Mitchell - Heros, Jumbalaya (Fiddle)
Johnny Hallyday - Rester Vivant (Fiddle)
Travis Tritt - The Storm (Fiddle)
Lee Ann Womack - Something Worth Leaving Behind (Fiddle)
Dwight Yoakam - Dwights Used Records (Fiddle)
Sara Watkins - Young in All the Wrong Ways (Producer, Guitars, Fiddle, Arrangements)
Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn (Fiddle, Violin, Guitar, Arrangements)
Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps (Violin)
Jerry Douglas - The Best Kept Secret (Fiddle, Strings)
Chris Thile - How To Grow A Woman From The Ground (Fiddle, Vocals, Arrangements)
The Secret Sisters - Put Your Needle Down (Fiddle, Violin, Arrangements)
Chris Hillman - The Other Side (Fiddle)
Tom Brosseau - What I Mean to Say is Goodbye (Fiddle)