Musical Director

Dougie is an experienced MD having directed a number of different projects over the last 15 years varying from groove-based pop genres and jazz / big bands to choral and orchestral works.

Main specialism
• Scoring charts/notation for all instrumentation in the lineup
• Stripping stems from master projects and producing tracks for live shows
• Directing rehearsals and main shows
• Experienced working with backing vocalists / rehearsing and providing prep resources
• Experienced in dealing/liaising with FOH and monitor engineers + playback engineers
• Organising prep work for all musicians in the band
• Fixing musicians
• Conducting choirs / orchestras / educational ensembles

• Provision of IEM systems for rehearsals and shows (saving hire costs)
• Provision of PA equipment for small-medium size shows

MD Credits include:

Shift K3Y Live Band (2015-16)
Support for Ella Eyre Live at Roundhouse March 2015
BBC R1 Live Lounge Feb 2016

Purple Reign (2018 -)
Prince 11 piece tribute band - Live show at Oval Space in May 2018

Grateful (2010)
14 piece live band, 40 piece gospel choir plus West end soloist
Live concert of 22 songs from musical theatre and gospel in Sept 2010

Pandora's Jukebox (2007 -)
Founder and MD for this live wedding and events band

Pirate Pantomimes (2012 -)
MD for this south-east london based pantomime company

Kwabs (2016)
Dep MD for show in Istanbul in Oct 2016