P.O. Box 1654
Wooster, OH. 44691
Doug Brown is a twenty-eight
year old musician, entertainer, songwriter, and recording
artist. Contained in Brown is a vast diversity of
talents, combined with charisma and style. His venture
into the music industry began around the age of nine
where he performed lead roles with the Akron Children's
Theater. As he matured, so did his talent and he has
molded his vocal and instrumental talents to astonishing
levels. Since the release of his third national album,
"Nucleus" Doug Brown has ascended the throne of
pop mainstream success. Summer 2001 Doug has released his
fourth CD, Looking Glass Self. This CD is pop
music of a remarkably ambitious and highly original kind.
Impressionistic arrangements meet funky latin rhythms and
syncopations that hearken the spirit of dance. His
Nikazone release is being sold at all national On Cue
Music chains, music stores, and through the Doug Brown
Zone. With the help of radio, dance clubs, television,
and publicity the CD has been continually selling out.
The stylistic direction of his material is dance/pop.
Doug plays all the instruments on all his recordings. He
has four commercial albums to date. He's been trained in
several years of jazz dance, theater, vocal, piano, and
guitar. Doug's music has been distributed and heard
internationally from New York, England, Germany,
Indonesia, New Zealand and Australia. Recent credits
include modeling spots, features in Scene Magazine, Hyp
Magazine, England's Box Magazine, Impact Press, Music's
Bottom Line publication, and a full production with
back-up band, lights, and crew. Notably he has toured his
album Magna Nova throughout the United States. After the
commercial release of Nucleus Doug has teamed with the
prestigious Lorrie Duquette and the Musicland Group for
major promotions and sales. They are aggressively
promoting Doug for airplay within the U.S., Tokyo, New
Zealand, and the U.K. While hosting countless Cd signings
and doing radio promotions Doug Brown remains secure and
content with his career and visions. Credits include:
Full time teacher of guitar and composition for ten
years. Performed lead roles with the Akron Theater Group.
Member of the Wayne Center of the Arts. Performances at
variety venues, theaters, city events, live telethons,
county fairs, and dance clubs. Featured entertainment at
the 2000 American Cancer Society's Relay for Life
benefit. Did backing vocals and arrangement for a
Domino's Pizza radio commercial. Featured on a 2001 Boy
Crazy trading card. Established international fan club,
various web rings and a Yahoo fan club. Member of the
Artist Direct Network. Looking For Something
rated #2 on Lycos Music's top most downloaded songs with
well over 47,000 downloads to date. Full discography
includes 18 solo albums and 4 commercial releases with
thousands of units sold.
OF SKILL AND EXPERIENCE:
Jazz dance, modeling, acting, musician, composer, arranger, producer.
Instruments - guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, lead vocal/harmony.
Teacher of guitar & composition (ten years).
Juggling, skateboarding, rollerblading.
Three years vocal instruction under Toni Arnold/College Of Wooster.
Three years jazz dance under Francine LeRoy/Seville Dance Studio.
Four years guitar and composition under Brad Shreve/Larry's Music Inc.
Two years piano instruction under Dorthy Winter/Independent.
Productions with Akron Children's Theater Group.
Productions with Wayne Center for the Performing Arts.
Productions with The Red Stocking Revue Theater Company.
Courses in technical theater and dramatic arts under SueAnn Drumm.
Recording/record producing under Kenneth Fisher/Studio 353.
Furnished upon request
Doug Brown has delighted and entertained the world with his virtuosity, music, and style.
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"Looking Glass Self is an extraordinary excursion through the most modern and retro sounds of the electronic game. It's rare to find a top-notch guitarist doing 'non analog' music."
- Pete Knapp, President of Shuteye Records
"It's painfully obvious that Doug has fun making music and that you should have fun listening to it."
- Impact Press Magazine
"Brown can produce a current and relevant sound with an ear to some of the best dance music ever made."
- Andrew J. Tonn, The Daily Record
"Looking Glass Self is pop music of a remarkably ambitious and highly original kind. Impressionistic arrangements meet funky latin rhythms and syncopations that hearken the spirit of dance."
- Scene Magazine
"Skillfully interweaved with an American appreciation of rhythm rock intensity."
- C. Worthington, Blockout Magizine
"A great representation of Doug's versatility as a musician and his knowledge and progress in the areas of writing and producing."
- The Village Buzz