Dougie Wright was a drummer through the Uk beat boom from the later 1950’s and early 1960’s. It had been his use the Costs Marsden Music group in Leeds that brought him into connection with the band’s saxman Jimmy Stead. When Stead became a member of the John Barry Seven in 1958, he suggested Wright like a successor towards the group’s unique drummer, Ken Golder. Wright lasted using the group until Oct of 1962, and he became a member of the Ted Taylor Four, and later on became a program drummer. In the 1970’s he was back again playing jazz full-time, in the Eddie Thompson Trio and later on using the Harry Stoneham’s Music group. By the 1990’s, he was surviving in Leicester and teaching music at the faculty level.