Another Award for Jerry Douglas

Alison Krauss and Union Station Dobro player Jerry Douglas (Rounder Recording Artist) received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist from the Americana Music Association!

The awards show (last Thursday evening) was hosted for the ninth time by songwriter Jim Lauderdale, and featured live performances by this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipients; Lucinda Williams, Jerry Douglas and Gregg Allman as well as many of the award nominees.

Dobro virtuoso Jerry Douglas was distinguished as an outstanding instrumentalist for his solo work and collaboration with Alison Krauss and Union Station. He has won 12 Grammy Awards, a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and was named the Artist in Residence for the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008.

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