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Jerry Douglas



Fri, April 20, 2018
Norfolk, CT
Show: 8 PM

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Price: $44 - $65

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Americana / Bluegrass
Jerry Douglas

Dobro master and 13-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar: elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. Known for his role as a key member of Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas to his more recent collaboration with Mumford & Sons and Paul Simon for a remake of “The Boxer”, Jerry Douglas’ influence and contribution to Americana, bluegrass and beyond is the stuff of musical legends. Don’t miss this evening of dobro master Jerry Douglas and his band as they make their return to Infinity Hall Norfolk!

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In addition to being widely recognized as the foremost master of the Dobro, Jerry Douglas is a freewheeling, forward-thinking recording artist whose output incorporates elements of bluegrass, country, rock, jazz, blues and Celtic into his distinctive musical vision.

Called “dobro’s matchless contemporary master,” by The New York Times, thirteen-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas is one of the most innovative recording artists in music, both as a solo artist and member of groundbreaking bands including J.D. Crowe & the New South, the Country Gentlemen, Boone Creek, and Strength In Numbers. Douglas’ distinctive sound graces more than 1500 albums, including discs released by Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Elvis Costello, Earl Scruggs, and Ray Charles, among many others.

Since 1998, he’s been a key member of “Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas”, touring extensively and co-producing and playing on a series of platinum albums. He has produced albums for Krauss, the Del McCoury Band, Maura O’Connell, and Jesse Winchester and is is co-Music Director of the acclaimed BBC TV series Transatlantic Sessions, and his latest solo album Traveler features guest appearances by such notable friends as Paul Simon, Mumford & Sons, and Eric Clapton, among others. 

As he continues his incalculable influence on Americana, bluegrass and their many related genres, Douglas forges as a true pioneer in American music.

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Ricky Skaggs, Bela Fleck, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Sam Bush, Tony Rice, David Grisman

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