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Portfolio

Creative Services and Products for more than 50 Years including
Poets & Writers, Inc., Granzella's, Mapping Solutions, Inc., John Jacobson Workshop, Mc Graw Hill, Music Express, Hal Leonard Corporation, America Sings, Ellipsis Arts, The Relaxation Company, Allegro Corporation, members of the Hearst family, Catholic Healthcare West, Sierra Pacific Windows, Shasta Sunset Dinner Train, Siskiyou County Office of Education, Cowlitz County Sheriff Department, Raintree Collection, How Rich, Evergreene Painting Studios, Siskiyou Arts Council, Ford Family Foundation, PBS, California Bar Association, musicians Kiki Ebsen and the late great Kenny Edwards.

LITERACY AWARD

Support for Doug's, Death In The Dugout came from Poets & Writer's, Inc. and the Siskiyou Arts Council.

Drummer

Click here to watch a clip of Doug playing drums on What'd I Say

Murder Mystery Comedy

Shasta Sunset Dinner Train owner, Jeff Forbis: Murder On The Rails was "one of the best thing we ever did on that train." An actual 3 hour tour wherein vintage rail passengers enjoyed 5 star dining as they cruised through spectacular mountain scenery while interacting with a hilarious whodunnit written by Doug York and Paul W Warshauer.

BREATHE

Soothing instrumental music. Doug plays all 21 instruments. Produced by John Mazzei. This music brought a calm to listeners to the Unitarian Church in Manhattan. More than 200 people were served in the "soup kitchen" while Doug played a "prayer" for his audience. Breathe is a favorite for massage therapists to accompany a treatment. Also great listening in bath, massage, or while reading or dining. Especially good to calm down kids. Music for the mind and the soul.

DRUM TEACHER

Taught by Portland musical great, Mel Brown, my approach to music is to have fun and pass it on.

The Godfather of Portland jazz Mel Brown performs regularly at Jimmy Mak's in Portland.

COOL GIGS

Cleopatra's Needle
Pig Heaven
Kiki Ebsen
Kenny Edwards
Ted Taforo, a young star recognized by Downbeat Magazine

Greg Jones @ Caesar's, Tahoe
James Pierce Jass Collective
The Peppermill, Reno
the Golden Phoenix, Reno.
California Bar Association
Yosemite's Tenaya Lodge
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Freight and Salvage in Berkeley.

CREATIVE for Business

Sales and Advertising

In 1998, President Tim York of Mapping Solutions, Inc. hired Doug to help launch his engineering firm into a new channel: Public Safety. Doug's first step was bold, to promote the company mission in a focused statement: "We Map the World". Next, to solve the overwhelming amount of interest in their products and services by Fire Departments all over the globe, Doug strengthened the company's ability to manage it's key relationships by integrating ACT! software. Now, almost ten years later, the company has hired Doug again to help save the lives of firefighters and the people they serve around the world, from Santa Ana to Amsterdam. Mapping Solutions, Inc. is literally "mapping the world" with every GIS/Mapping Solution they install, one map at a time.

Print

When the Tulelake Community Partnership hired Doug to help revitalize their ailing local economy, we designed a brochure and website to promote the unique characteristics of this California community. Tulelake is well known as the "Horseradish Capital of the World" it is also boasts America's premier gateways for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. Doug's brochures and websites offered a call for response to tourists to the area and welcomed visitors to attend community events, enjoy nature and get involved with the Chamber of Commerce.

Branding

Doug helped Shasta Visions to realize it's vision of becoming the best "peace products" company to still make it's products here in America. Shasta Visions produces and distributes "The Most Beautiful Planets on Earth".

Video Production

John Jacobson, spokesperson for Sprint
Doug produced and directed more than 100 Instructional video clips released on vhs, dvds and downloadable files with McGraw-Hill and Hal Leonard. John's downloadable video clips are best-in-class instructional aids offered on-line at the elementary music magazine, Music Express, designed for teachers and students. It has the distinction of being a 2005 Parents' Choice®. John teaches his dance routines to America's premier young dancers as they prepare for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Doug provided the work pro bono for America Sings. Watch him on youtube.



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