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lemonade kid
Old Love

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Posted - 15/09/2014 :  16:19:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A brilliant talent...and great one..has appeareded on more than 1,600 albums!

Jerry Douglas


On A Monday...keep playing the set
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFU-efgM03g&list=PLD7D16CAF79AC3C37

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Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas (born May 28, 1956 in Warren, Ohio) is an American resonator guitar and lap steel player and record producer.



In addition to his thirteen solo recordings, Douglas has played on more than 1,600 albums. As a sideman, he has recorded with artists as diverse as Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Phish, Dolly Parton, Paul Simon, Mumford & Sons, Keb' Mo', Ricky Skaggs, Elvis Costello, and Johnny Mathis, as well as performing on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack. He has been part of such notable groups as The Whites, New South, The Country Gentlemen, Strength in Numbers, and Elvis Costello's "Sugar Canes".

As a producer, he has overseen albums by Alison Krauss, the Del McCoury Band, Maura O'Connell, Jesse Winchester and the Nashville Bluegrass Band. Along with Aly Bain, he serves as Music Director of the popular BBC Television series, "Transatlantic Sessions".



Since 1998, Douglas has been a member of Alison Krauss and Union Station, touring extensively and playing on a series of platinum-selling albums. When not on the road with Alison Krauss and Union Station, Douglas tours with his band in support of his extensive body of work.

Jerry Douglas appeared with Vince Gill on Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2004 ("Oklahoma Borderline" and "What the Cowgirls Do").

Douglas also made a cameo in the third "United Breaks Guitars" consumer protest video, all of which went viral.

Douglas lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Jill. The couple have four children.

AWARDS

Douglas has received thirteen Grammy Awards and has won the Country Music Association's 'Musician of the Year' award three times, in 2002, 2005 and 2007.

In 2004, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded Douglas a National Heritage Fellowship.


Jerry Douglas playing one of his resonator guitars
Douglas was named Artist in Residence for the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008.

Douglas was honored at the 36th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado for his twenty-fifth consecutive year playing in and at the festival.

The Americana Music Association honored Jerry Douglas with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.





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"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music".

-Aldous Huxley

Edited by - lemonade kid on 02/07/2016 15:07:09

lemonade kid
Old Love

USA
9469 Posts

Posted - 17/10/2014 :  17:59:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Little Medley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gukFvG8VbK4

...Ouch, so good it hurts!...BRILLIANT!!


Gone To Fortingall..live Damn!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7cO9PyAMis




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"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music".

-Aldous Huxley
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lemonade kid
Old Love

USA
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Posted - 02/07/2016 :  15:10:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jerry Douglas with Paul Simon live--The Boxer

B.B. King Blues Club, NYC, June 15, 2012
Surprise special guest, Paul Simon

The Boxer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWm-VFLWrKc

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Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas - Graceland (Paul SImon and Friends DVD - 2007)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLbltc0HNIA



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I can't contrive a song. GENE CLARK
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