Doug Beavers is an acclaimed trombonist and “an arranger of the first-class” (Harvey Siders, JazzTimes). He has performed and arranged for the likes of Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Eddie Palmieri, Rosemary Clooney, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Don Omar, Sheila E., Pete Escovedo, Mingus Big Band, Ruben Blades, Paul Simon, and countless others.
Always a strong advocate for music education, Doug Beavers has served as an adjunct professor, lecturer and advisor at prominent colleges and universities in the US and around the globe. Now based in New York City, he has established the Harlem School of Urban Music and Recording Arts (harlemschool.org), enabling urban students of Harlem and the South Bronx to study their own speciﬁc brand of urban jazz, salsa, hip-hop, and rock, through a combined program of formal music theory and modern audio production. In July 2020, he launched his own hybrid record label and production house, Circle 9, empowering artists with an industry-forward, top-to-bottom solution to create and distribute their projects in today’s environment.