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Doug plays BASS, RHYTHM GUITAR, or KEYBOARDS in :


Neptune Cocktail

The Frank Palmentari Big Band

Chris Blakey

Crown City Symphony

Chamber Music L.A.
MC3

Second Strings Orchestra

Pasadena Summer Youth Chamber Orchestra

and sings in :

Lake Ave Church Sanctuary Choir


He has also worked with City Beat, The Ray Atwan Big Band, Richie Freedman's Cool Blue,The Rex Merriweather Big Band, Big Band Theory, Point Doom, Jetpack, Woody James Big Band, Dusty Watson's Califonia Sons, The Boardwalkers, John Blair - Marty Tippens Band, Flowmasters, The Fabulous Planktones / Hot Plankton, The Marauders, Outerwave, The Detonators, The Insect Surfers, Don and the Surftones, Buckskin Drive, Longboard Ranch,Pat Logo's Swingin' Little Big Band, The Clyde Reasinger Big Band, Off The Record, The Verdugo Swing Trio, The LAPD band, The Jim and Tina Starr Review, David Moscoe and Gary Gibbons, The Pay-It-Forward Band, The Buzz Maddox Octet, The Verdugo Swing Society, The Angeles Chorale, The Emi Gilbert Jazz Quartet, The Leroy Lovett Band, The Glenn Johnson Jazz Band, Lake Ave Church Chamber Orchestra, Glendale Community Symphony, The Wilkinson Dance Band, The Live 45's, The Surfrockets, The Soundwaves, The Radio Station Jazz Octet and has played in professional productions of "The Music Man","Smokey Joe's Cafe", "City of Angels", "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum", "Good News" and "Pajama Game".

 

Doug has been in bands sporadically since 1963 playing many times at the Hullabaloo club and The Hollywood Palladium while in Jr. High School. After a 35 year hiatus he's back playing electric and upright bass, guitar and keyboards. During High School he designed and built a fuzztone used by Jimi James in 1967 and adapted the artificial larynx for use with guitar, which was the first talkbox for guitar and became a commercial product known as "The Bag". He attended Cal Tech and worked at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the Space Sciences Division. He has worked for or consulted with Marantz, BGW, Fender, Lucasfilm, AMC, Paramount Pictures, Eastman Kodak, Hydraulic Research, Foxboro, Magic Mountain, Electromart, Pacific Stereo and others. He is a retired professor from College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita where he taught Computer Science, Electronics, and Music Technology.

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