Dobro virtuoso/composer/producer Jerry Douglas has signed with Creative Artists Agnecy. CAA will represent Douglas in touring, television and movie soundtracks, and projects for advertising and promotion.
Douglas was recently named musician of the year by the Country Music Association, his second such honor, adding to a long list of awards from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. He has also received 12 Grammy Awards and an additional five NARAS acknowledgements for his work on the “Down from the Mountain” soundtrack. In 2004, the National Endowment for the Arts presented Douglas the 2004 National Heritage Fellowship, the highest honor for folk and traditional arts.
Although most widely known for his featured role with Alison Krauss and her band, Union Station, Jerry has collaborated with such artists as Norah Jones, Eric Clapton, Bela Fleck, Paul Simon, Ray Charles, John Fogerty, Dave Grisman, Trey Anastasio, James Taylor, Emmy Lou Harris and Earl Scruggs.
Douglas will be touring with his own band while developing various other projects including soundtrack work. He is managed by D.J. McLachlan of McLachlan Management International and signed to KOCH records out of New York.