File #: RS2024-354    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2024 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/2/2024 Final action: 4/2/2024
Title: A resolution recognizing Molly Tuttle on her second consecutive Grammy Award.
Sponsors: Zulfat Suara, Terry Vo, Jason Spain, Quin Evans-Segall, Brenda Gadd, Jordan Huffman, Erin Evans, Jacob Kupin, Bob Nash, Jennifer Webb, Clay Capp, Burkley Allen, Emily Benedict, David Benton, Russ Bradford, Tom Cash, Mike Cortese, Thom Druffel, Tasha Ellis, Jeff Eslick, Jennifer Gamble, Jeff Gregg, Tonya Hancock, Deonte Harrell, Olivia Hill, Rollin Horton, Courtney Johnston, Joy Smith Kimbrough, Antoinette Lee, Sean Parker, Delishia Porterfield, Jeff Preptit, John Rutherford, Sandra Sepulveda, Joy Styles, Brandon Taylor, Kyonzte Toombs, Sheri Weiner, Ginny Welsch
A resolution recognizing Molly Tuttle on her second consecutive Grammy Award.

WHEREAS, Molly Tuttle began playing guitar at the age of eight and started playing on-stage with her father, bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Jack Tuttle, by the time she was 11; and

WHEREAS, her first recorded album was released with her father when she was 13, and she added banjo and mandolin to her repertoire; and

WHEREAS, Tuttle attended the Berklee College of Music for music and composition and continued to play music and was recognized as a rising star in the bluegrass scene; and

WHEREAS, after moving to Nashville in 2015, Tuttle released her first solo project in 2017 and became the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitar Player of the Year Award; and

WHEREAS, in early 2022, Tuttle released her third full-length album, Crooked Tree, with her bluegrass collective Golden Highway. This release won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2023 and also garnered her a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist; and

WHEREAS, on February 4, 2024, Molly Tuttle and her band Golden Highway won their second consecutive Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album for City of Gold; and

WHEREAS, City of Gold was recorded at the Sound Emporium in Nashville which Tuttle cowrote with Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show; and

WHEREAS, in addition to her work as a musician, Tuttle also works to bring awareness to alopecia areata, a common autoimmune skin disease, causing hair loss on the scalp, face and sometimes on other areas of the body, and alopecia univeralis, or total body hair loss; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognize Molly Tuttle on her win at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards.


Section 1. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as honoring and congratulating Molly Tutt...

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