Doug Woolverton, a native of Trenton, New Jersey, is one of the bright young lions of the trumpet world. He has been working with many bands touring all over the world, dazzling audiences with his smooth, soulful and energetic sound. Doug plays cool and hot, high and low, and makes you feel good, swinging all the time!
Doug Woolverton studies trumpet with Dr. Grant Manhart, internationally acclaimed performer and professor of high-brass at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Doug received his Bachelor of Arts in Trumpet performance from NSU in 2004.
He has performed with Roomful of Blues, John Scofield, They Might Be Giants, BadFish, Scotty Don’t, The Temptations, James Cotton, John Lee Hooker Jr., J. Geils, Curt Ramm, Kenni Holmen, Dan Moretti, Duke Robillard, Peter Olstad, Jimmy Haslip, Greg Wing, Derek Gardener, Rodney Lancaster, Dominic Spera, Richie Cole, Greg Abate, Ron Levy, The Dominant7, The Army Blues Rhythm Section, and was a three-time finalist at the National Trumpet Competition in the solo jazz division (2002,2003,2004).
Doug is a busy performer, clinician, and adjudicator, around the world. Currently he is touring with “Roomful of Blues” (since 2008). When he is not on tour, he performs with his own band, “The Doug Woolverton Band” and New England’s very own, The Ravers, The Franklin Brothers Band, and The Travis Colby Band.