Dr. Doug is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Whitman College Hall of Music, in Walla Walla, Washington.

He has won three DownBeat jazz awards and performed with such luminaries as Arturo Sandoval, Bobby Shew, Benny Golson, Louie Bellson, Kenny Wheeler, and Mac Arnold. As a trombonist he has appeared with the Walla Walla Symphony, Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra, and the Greenville Pops Orchestra.
As keyboardist, he has recorded and toured the U.S. with legendary fusion guitarist Shawn Lane and the experimental jazz/rock band mindGOflip. As a singer/songwriter, he has recorded two CD’s and has been featured on dozens of other studio recordings.
Doug received his Doctorate of Arts in Music Theory and Composition with an emphasis in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Northern Colorado and his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music Education Degrees from Delta State University.