James “Jim” Doren, drummer, percussionist and band leader, was born and raised in Medford, Oregon and has had a love of music since a young boy. At the age of 16, he played in front of a musicians union and was deemed a professional. He played on the road with some exceptional musicians; one was Dan Hunnicut who went on to win a Golden Dove Award. Jim took a break from music due to work and family and his current wife renewed his love for music in 1997 and bought his Premiere drum set. He was drummer for a local Elvis tribute artist for two years and performed in Reno, Nevada and various other locations including the Ginger Rogers/Craterian Theatre in Medford, Oregon.