Jerry Douglas

Studio 360

The dobro guitar is often used in the movies to quickly establish a feeling of rustic, timeless America. But it's actually a modern invention, and a surprisingly versatile instrument. Jerry Douglas is a master, and he's played with the likes of Dolly Parton, James Taylor, Allison Krauss and Paul Simon. Douglas discusses his solo album The Best Kept Secret with Kurt -- but he lets the dobro do much of the talking.

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