Doug de Vries is one of Australia's best and most versatile guitarists and composers, excelling in a variety of musical genres from jazz to new tango to traditional and contemporary Brazilian music. Musical director for the well-known Australian artist Vince Jones for many years, the legacy of which has influenced a generation of jazz musicians and songwriters. Released his first self-titled solo venture in 1990 demonstrating his compositions and command of diverse styles and settings. Thereafter received the award for Best Jazz Guitarist from Australian critics. Doug's latest venture is a solo recording Lantana Lovers featuring Joe Chindamo and Slava Grigoryan. This is a comprehensive document of original music plus rare gems of the choro genre that opens new vistas on Australian contemporary and world music.