Doug McCombs

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Douglas McCombs
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Douglas McCombs with Tortoise in London, February 2016
Background information
Birth name Douglas McCombs
Born 1962 (age 55–56)
Peoria, Illinois
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar, lap slide guitar, guitar
Associated acts

Douglas McCombs (born 1962) plays bass and guitar with the instrumental rock band Tortoise[1] and leads the instrumental band Brokeback.[2] He is also the longtime bassist for the rock band Eleventh Dream Day.[3] In 1997, he formed Pullman with Bundy K. Brown, Chris Brokaw, and Curtis Harvey, with whom he released two albums.[4] In May 2018, McCombs replaced Eric Claridge as the touring bassist with Chicago jazz-pop outfit The Sea and Cake.[5]

Brokeback[edit]

Brokeback is a project of McCombs. It has featured the following artists:

Discography[edit]

  • Another Routine Day Breaks, 7-inch EP, Hi-Ball Records - 1997
  • Returns to the Orange Grove, Thrill Jockey - 1997
  • Field Recordings from Cook County Water Table, Thrill Jockey - 1999
  • Morse Code In The Modern Age: Across The Americas, Thrill Jockey - 2001
  • Looks at the Bird, Thrill Jockey - 2003
  • Brokeback and the Black Rock, Thrill Jockey - 2013
  • Illinois River Valley Blues, Thrill Jockey - 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Biography: Tortoise". AMG. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ McCarthy, Kieran. "Biography: Brokeback". AMG. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ Ankeny, Jason; Westergaard, Sean. "Biography: Eleventh Dream Day". Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Pullman - Biography". Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kot, Greg. "The Sea and Cake rolls with the changes". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2018-06-24.