- Siner, Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Performer
My music is featured on stations through Jango Radio in Iceland, Germany, Armenia, Argentina, Italy, Israel, Greece, Virginia, China, Canada, Colorado, United Kingdom, New York, Maryland, California.. Listen to my Pryor 2 What ? Records Sampler player at dougcashmusic.com. Multiple artists in multiple genres.
Singer, songwriter, musician, producer heavily influenced by Sly & the Family Stone, Beatles, James Brown, Weather Report, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon and Yes.Raised on Big band ( Basie, Ellington, Miller, Goodman) and bebop ( Charlie Parker,Dizzy Gillespie,Thelonious Monk ) I was groovin' with the muse before I could walk.My first concert experience was Sly & The Family Stone in 1969.
It was a life altering moment that split my brain in half and left me happily comatose.I grew up at The Memorial Auditorium.James Brown,Earth Wind & Fire,Bootsy Collins,Brothers Johnson, Commodores, Rush, Pat Travers, Sammy Hagar, Alvin Lee and many more.
Sly banged on the door of my creativity, The Jackson Five put it into technicolor and The Beatles knocked the door off the hinges.With the inspiration of the 50's and 60's ( Chuck Berry, Elvis,Little Richard, Everly Brothers, Beach Boys, Buddy Holly, Beatles, Stones ) revival that was happening in the early 70',my best friend and I, Jeff Cooper, ( Pharaohs ) started writing songs when we were barely 16 yrs old.From Louis Armstrong to Kate Bush, my tastes and influences are wide and varied.
I was playing the Playboy Club in Century City ( Southern California ) straight out of highschool with funk / fusion band Technical Force. We created our own hype and industry gigs at Hop Sihngs in L.A. A&R reps, managers, publishers, agents all showed up.Dry ice and crazy lights !What a night.
Marrried and raising kids, working full time, producing my own projects and under management at 23.I've had and played in every type of band from country to jazz to fusion to metal, taught bass from my apartment back in the 90's, I’ve advertised on Khits 92.1 FM.
Former bassist for Sammie Winner Mind Club ( 1993 ) I've been signed ( Subgroove Records ) and internationally distributed through MTS ( Tower Records) and now head up my own label ( Pryor 2 What ? Records ) and I own the publishing catalog ( P2W ? Music Publishing ) with over 4 dozen releases in multiple genres. I now produce local artists and edit video at EME STUDIOS in Sacramento, Ca.