Doug Oberhamer Biography
Most recently Doug was the Music Director, Composer and Arranger for the Reel to Real for Broadway Asia and the Edinburgh Festival, I Got Fired at The Barrow Group Theatre, and The A**hole in My Head which recently played at Birdland.
He also Music Directed a wonderful new show at the Fringe Festival titled Top Drawer.
Other Music Directing Credits include: Swing! (Broadway, National Tour, Japanese Tour, Marriot Linconshire), Thoroughly Modern Millie (National Tour), My Vaudeville Man (The York Theatre, Arr./Orch.), Wanda's World (45th Street Theatre), Flight of the Lawnchair Man (37 Arts), Crazy for You (National Tour), Women on the Verge (The Irish Arts Center, Arr./Orch.), Frankenstein (Casino Rama), Nunsense (Fallsview Casino), Seeing Stars (The York Theatre), Rings (AMD - NY Fringe Festival), Saturday Night Fever (AMD - National Tour), Gemini (AMD - The Acorn)
Doug can also be found in the cabaret world as a Music Director, Arranger and Orchestrator. He has performed at Birdland, The Zipper, The Triad, Joe’s Pub, Feinsteins, Don’t Tell Mama’s, and Rose’s Turn with shows such as: Steppin’ Out, Little Death, Foreign Currency, Sirens, Love Stories, The A**hole in My Head and others.
He can be heard as the featured trumpet soloist on the Sony Classics Grammy nominated recording of Swing! (Original Broadway Cast recording) as well as MCA Records Vanessa Daou "Slow to Burn" and is currently collaborating with Nile Rodgers on DoubleTime. He was nominated for a Jefferson Award for his work on Swing! in Chicago and won a Bistro Award for excellence in Musical Direction and Arranging/Orchestrating for Little Death.