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Redding Musician Nominated For Grammy For New Age Album 'Grace'

Redding resident Paul Avgerinos, a giant in the New Age music field, has been nominated for a Grammy for his 24th album "Grace."
Redding resident Paul Avgerinos, a giant in the New Age music field, has been nominated for a Grammy for his 24th album "Grace." Photo Credit: Wikipedia
'"Grace Is" from the album "Grace" by Grammy nominated New Age artist Paul Avgerinos features Laura Sullivan and Kevin Braheny Fortune.
'"Grace Is" from the album "Grace" by Grammy nominated New Age artist Paul Avgerinos features Laura Sullivan and Kevin Braheny Fortune. Video Credit: Paul Avgerinos/Youtube

REDDING, Conn. -- Redding musician Paul Avgerinos is on a roll – Grammy-wise, according to a report in The Redding Pilot.

The New Age composer has been nominated for the second time in two years, said The Redding Pilot.

The Grammy Awards will be broadcast live by CBS Monday, Feb. 15, from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, said The Redding Pilot.

According to Avgerinos’s website, the album that snagged the nomination is “Grace,” his 24th. It features Laura Sullivan and Kevin Braheny Fortune.

In 2015, his album “Bhakti” also was nominated for a Grammy.

According to Wikipedia, the 48-year-old owner of Studio Unicorn, also produces music for film, TV and commercials.

He is, the Wiki entry said, recognized as “One of the Giants of New Age Music,” by All Music Guide.

A graduate of The Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University, Avgerinos went on to be the principal bass violin in orchestras in Italy, Hong Kong and Venezuela, according to Wikipedia.

He also toured with Charles Aznavour and Buddy Rich before opening his own studio, the Wiki entry said.

To visit Aznavour’s website, go to www.roundskymusic.com .

To read the Redding Pilot story, click here .

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