Doug is the man-about-town here in Laguna Beach. Doug is a painter, photographer AND a musician. Then, there is that amazing compilation of local Laguna Beach history.
In 1970, 23-year-old Douglas Miller drifted into Laguna Beach, CA. In the 48 years since then, he has painted 15,000 canvases and taken 350,000 photographs of his adopted hometown.
Born in L. A., California - Grew up in North Long Beach, California. Starr King Elementary, Hamilton Jr. High School, Long Beach, Jordan H.S. class of '65, Long Beach City college 2 yrs. music and art majors.
Navy 1967 to 1971 USS Bennington CVS 20, cruise "67 to '68, USS Ticonderoga CVS 14 '69 to '71, cruise of '71, stationed out of Long Beach and San Diego
American Legion, post 222 Laguna Beach
Sawdust Festival member 1971 to present
Fiddler in Corky Carroll,s "Funk Dog Surf Band" with the fabulous "corkettes" '75 to '77 -- Opened at the Troubador In L.A. for Jackson Brown "76, East Coast tour "76, violin on single "Skateboard Bill"-- '76 recorded at Jan and Dean's studio in Santa Monica.
'76, Alicia Cory's hang-gliding single," Flying".
'74, fiddle- violin, on Mcgillivray- Freeman surf movie and album "goin' Surfin' with April Fulladosa, Bob Hawkins, David McMahon, Will Brady.
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