Black and white photo of a man holding a drumstick in his teeth, and many drums in his hands

Douglas Cameron

Musician, Performer

Doug Cameron is a Halifax-based jazz and improv drum set player, instructor and composer. He attended St. F.X. University and studied with Mark Adam, John Hollenbeck, Owen Howard, and Terry O’Mahoney. Since moving to Halifax in 2002 Doug has been heavily involved with the local jazz and new music scene. He works regularly with the Upstream Orchestra, SuddenlyLISTEN and is faculty member of Creative Music Workshop, co-founded by the late Jerry Granelli. His band, The New Bridge, was awarded the Stingray Music Rising Stars award at the 2015 TD Halifax Jazz Festival. Doug has participated in several Mocean events and projects, most notably Burnwater: Alchemy, and Rewriting Distance.

Rewriting Distance (2021) Photo Credit: Kevin MacCormack