Doug Drewes is a freelance bassist, composer and educator in Philadelphia. He has over 20 album credits and his playing can be heard on tv shows for NBC, MTV, IFC and USA. Doug has performed throughout the US and Canada including performances at Carnegie Hall, CMJ Music Festival, and the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. He has performed/recorded with Robert Randolph, Alexis Cole, indie rock band Hurrah! A Bolt of LIght!, producer John Fields, and NYC hip hop artists DXA. Doug is currently Associate Director and faculty member at Settlement Music School in Willow Grove, PA and at the New York Jazz Academy in New York City. Mr. Drewes received his bachelors of music at the State University of New York at Purchase College. He has studied bass with Dennis Irwin, Todd Coolman, Mark Helias, and Scott Colley.
Listen to the new recording "Defcon 5" written by Doug Drewes. Performed by Doug Drewes on bass, Jacob Pleakis on keys, and Kenny Shaw on drums