Steve Douglas

Born: 
09/24/1938
Country: 
USA
Died: 
04/19/1993
Years Active: 
1960's-1993
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Sax, Flute, Clarinet
Recorded With: 

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Steven Douglas Kreisman, better known as Steve Douglas, was an American saxophonist, flautist and clarinetist. Douglas is best known as a Los Angeles session musician, a member of The Wrecking Crew, who worked with Phil Spector, Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys. He can be heard on records by Duane Eddy, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Willy DeVille, Bob Dylan and many others. He was also a record producer, having produced Mink DeVille's Le Chat Bleu.

On April 19, 1993, while warming up for a recording session with Ry Cooder, Steve Douglas collapsed and died. Heart failure was the official given cause of death. He was only 54. In 2003, he was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the category "Sidemen".

Discography

Released: 1963
Released: 1964
Released: 1965
Released: 1976
Released: 1978
Released: 1979
Released: 1980
Released: 1981
Released: 1986