Jerry & Daughter with Kukuruza

Im hoping by now most of you know who Jerry Douglas is… right?

Well, if not, he’s considered the “Big Gun” in the dobro world

with abilities and chops far beyond most..

And in the video is Jerry’s daughter Olivia. Wonder is she’s gonna take up an instrument (or maybe she already has!).

But who is Kukuruza?

“The group Kukuruza of “Crossing Borders” fame were an early Russian Bluegrass group from Moscow. They came to tour America in the early 1990s, performing in many bluegrass festivals across America. This resulted in their numerous performances on the Grand Ole Opry, as well as in the recording of one of their albums, “Crossing Borders,” with Sugar Hill Records (Nashville).Lead Singer – Irina Surina, Fiddle/Vocals – Sergey Mosolov, Guitar – Mikhail Venikov, Dobro/Banjo- Andrey Shepelev, Bass- Alexei Aboltnysh, Drums – Anatolyia Belchikov, Mandolin/Vocals/Clarinet – George Palmov. On “Crossing Borders” they were joined by Maura O’Connell on vocals, and Jerry Douglas on dobro.” read more

 

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