An accomplished saxophone player, Doug graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bowling Green University in Ohio with a Bachelor of Music degree. He also received a Masters Equivalent in Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Doug has received 12 Gold and Platinum records from the RIAA for his work as a musician. Doug's musical credits are numerous, and will certainly be familiar to anyone tuned into the American popular culture landscape. Perhaps his most popular credit is that of the baritone sax behind Lisa Simpson and her mentor, "Bleeding Gums" Murphy on the FOX hit series, The Simpsons.

A busy studio musician in Los Angeles for the past 28 years, Doug has been featured on such television shows as Roseanne, Full House, Seinfeld, The Tonight Show and too many others to list.  

After relocating to the Upstate of South Carolina, Doug has enjoyed playing many gigs and shows in the Greenville area, as well as becoming an Adjunct Professor of Music at Anderson University.