Doug Grean is a record producer, audio engineer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He plays guitar, bass, mandolin, lap steel, banjo, and keyboards. His recording studio is Pasadena, California, where he records and produces bands and singer-songwriters.
He has worked with many independent and professional artists, including Sheryl Crow, Ricki Lee Jones, Glen Campbell, Scott Weiland, Slash, Velvet Revolver, Stone Temple Pilots, The Crystal Method, Tim McGraw, Cyndi Lauper, Annabella Lwin (Bow Wow Wow), Corey Glover (Living Color), Camp Freddy, DJ Hurricane, and John Taylor (Duran Duran). He has jammed alongside George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Ivan Neville, Willie Green, Charles Neville (The Neville Brothers), and Russell Batiste.
Originally from New York, Doug studied music at Tulane University and performed in New Orleans for over 10 years. Since moving to LA in 1992, he gained his expertise in sound engineering at Clubhouse Studios, Artisan Studios, and as partner and musical director at Lavish Studios (Softdrive Records).
Discography (Producer/Instrumentalist/Engineering - various credits)
- Brian Marquis - I Miss the 90s EP (2015) Equal Vision
- Vince Grant - My Depression is Always Trying to Kill Me EP (2015)
- The Level and the Square - From Here to the James EP (2015)
- Terpsichords - Burt Reynolds (2015) Mad Squirrel Records
- Brian Marquis - Blood and Spirits (2014) Equal Vision
- Kill the Dance Floor - Kings, Queens, Saints, No Sinners (2014) J&A Music
- Nathan Picard and The Vacancy - "Memory Finds You" The Frozen Ground motion picture (2013)
- Scott Weiland - "Breathe" Avengers Assemble (2012) Marvel Music
- Scott Weiland - It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2011) Rhino
- Scott Weiland - A Compilation of SW Covers (2011) Softdrive
- The Other Side OF Morning - Letter's from your Love the Mad Man (2011)
- Santana/Weiland - "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" Guitar Heaven (2010) Arista
- Stone Temple Pilots - Stone Temple Pilots (2010) Atlantic
- The Color Turning - Good Hands Bad Blood (2009) Softdrive/Sony
- Something To Burn - Transitions (2008) Softdrive/Sony
- Scott Weiland - Happy In Galoshes (2008) Softdrive/Sony
- Craig Gore - Ten Year Sleep (2007) Independent
- The Actual - In Stitches (2007) Softdrive/Sony
- Velvet Revolver - Libertad (2007) RCA
- Scott Weiland - "Learning to Drive" Bug motion picture soundtrack (2007) Lionsgate
- Last of the Believers - Paper ships Under a Burning Bridge (2007) LOTB Inc.
- Camp Freddy - Employee of the Month motion picture soundtrack (2006) Lionsgate
- Kevin Max - Between the Fence and the Universe (2005) Infinity
- The Actual - "Dancing on the Perimeter" Bewitched motion picture soundtrack (2005) Sony
- King Straggler - King Straggler (2005) Independent
- Velvet Revolver - Live Bonus DVD (2004) RCA
- Velvet Revolver - Fantastic Four motion picture soundtrack (2004) Windup
- Velvet Revolver - Contraband (2004) RCA
- Sheryl Crow - C'mon C'mon (2002) Interscope
- The Crystal Method - Community Service (2002) Geffen
- The Crystal Method - Tweekend (2001) Geffen
- Scott Weiland - Not Another Teen Movie motion picture soundtrack (2001) Maverick
- Scott Weiland - Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me motion picture soundtrack (2000) Warner Bros.
- Scott Weiland - Ready To Rumble motion picture soundtrack (2000) Atlantic
- Stone Temple Pilots - Shangri-La Dee Da (2000) Atlantic
- Stone Temple Pilots - The Stoned Immaculate: A Tribute To The Doors (2000) Elektra
Grean has made numerous television appearances including: VH1 Legends, Last Call with Carson Daly, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and the 47th Annual Grammy Awards with Velvet Revolver as keyboardist performing "All Across the Universe" with Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, Bono, Steven Tyler, Brian Wilson, and Alison Krauss.