Doug Siqueira

Guitarist Douglas A. Siqueira Jr was born in March 2 1971, began to play guitar at age 14 influenced by rock music. At age 19 he was already playing professionally in local rock bands. Years later he attended a two year program at Conservatorio Musical de Tatui in SP Brazil, during this period he worked as a free lance musician. In 1999 while attending Conservatorio Souza Lima he got a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music.

In 2001 he moved to Boston graduating Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in 2005. At Berklee he studied with Tim Miller, Mick Goodrick , Rick Peckham , Hall Crook among others. He also attended Master Classes with Pat Metheny, Michel Camilo and Joe Lovano. Douglas also studied improvisation with the late jazz-guru Charlie Banacos.

In the past 10 years Doug Siqueira has been performing and teaching around New England, he is currently the owner and music director at Belmont Music School and the lead guitar player for the Steele Dan tribute band Hey Nineteen, he also perform with artists like Jeff Galindo , Rob Caplan, Scot DeOgburn, Portugese Singer\songwriter Nelia and many others.