Doug Hartline may be one of Connecticut's best-kept secrets. His CD's "Simple Gifts" " A Gentle Presence" "It's Nice To Be Home" and "From The Heart" demonstrates his ability to write strong, memorable, melodies, which combine with a flowing optimistic breeziness. The music might be considered jazz with strong folk influences such as The Beatles, Steely Dan, James Taylor, and Pat Metheny. Critics have described his sound as buoyant, soulful, bright, and positive.Doug has explored presenting his music in different formats such as with jazz dancers and in contemporary church services, which subsequently drew attention from The New York Times in a feature article. A strong faithful following continues to grow for this engaging performer. For further information e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.