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Doug Hinrichs has spent years as an in-demand side man in the New York City area. This newest collection of his original tunes features not only his amazing percussion playing, but his jazzy compositional skills along with his steel drum and keyboard chops. 'I LOVE your stuff. It's a gas! Beautiful textures, playing, nice use of berimbau, etc. I love the pan stuff too.' -Will Lee, legendary bassist 'HEY MAN THE CD IS AWESOME!!!! FEELS ARE GREAT...........REALLY MUSICAL STUFF AND YOU SOUND GREAT.........' -Shawn Pelton, drummer for SNL band, Sheryl Crow, Shawn Colvin, and many others 'I finally had a chance to sit down and listen to the CD... IT'S AMAZING!! I absolutely love it, every song! I am really glad you decided to put this out for the rest of the world to hear. I hope you continue making more!!' -Raul Ramirez, Miami-based producer/composer of Ecomusica fame It's not fair to begin these lists and not finish them, BUT. . . Performance credits include: 'The Lion King' on Broadway 'Brooklyn' on Broadway Dave Brubeck Burlap to Cashmere (Interscope Records)--National tour Gary Burton Ben Vereen Salsa Florida DDT Flamenco Trio--Guggenheim Museum's world music concert series House Band at the famous Bitter End club in Greenwich Village Recording credits include: Roger Sanchez (Defected Records) Dennis Ferrer, Kerry Chandler, and Jerome Sydenham (Sfere/Ibadan Records) Jennifer Delgado (Sony Music)--Billboard charting dance single 'What is it (About You)' Various jingles including Miller Natural Light beer and ESPN's X'treme Games Soundtrack to Smithsonian documentary 'Our Rain Forests, Our Heritage' Education: Professional music studies at Berklee College of Music, 1993-1996 Graduate studies in Ethnomusicology at Florida State U., 1992-1993 Bachelor of Music degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1992.