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Doug Drewes is a freelance bassist, composer and educator in New York City.  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 and the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. A former faculty member at Camp Encore/Coda, Doug is currently a faculty member at the New York Jazz Academy where he teaches private bass lessons, improvisation, and small ensemble.  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.