The ocean front ceremony was officiated by Reverend Jonathan Mitchell. The reception followed at the Oviatt Penthouse in downtown Los Angeles. The mother of the bride and husband are Angela Taprogge and Amnon Figler of Düsseldorf, Germany. The father of the bride and wife are Jose Carlos and Lourdes Rodriguez of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain.
Jason's best man was friend Alex Manners of Hermosa Beach, Calif., groomsmen included Jason's brother Joel Graham currently living in Barcelona Spain and friend Wilson Yau of Hollywood Calif.
Dana's maid of honor was friend Tamela D'Amico of Los Angeles and bridesmaids were friends Nicole Demasi of Los Angeles and Caroline Lelievre residing in London, England.
Ushers were friend of the groom Scott Bendar of San Francisco and cousin of the bride Jens Taprogge of Düsseldorf Germany. The ring bearer was Gaedin Manners, son of the best man. The flower princess was Ana Wedel, daughter of Trey and Claudia Wedel of Los Angeles, friends of the groom.
Also present and serving as master of ceremony at the reception was Dana's brother Oliver Taprogge, who currently lives in London, England and Jason's sister Stephanie Aas who lives in Aberdeen, S.D.
Jason, a 1986 graduate of Washington High School and 1990 graduate of Iowa State University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Balances both professional session drumming and touring with consulting as a software and video engineer for museum and theme parks around the world.
Dana graduated from International High School in Düsseldorf Germany and earned a B.A. in Media Arts form Emerson College in Boston Massachusetts. She is currently writing and singing music professionally for radio, TV and film.
Jason and Dana honeymooned in Maui Hawaii and live happily in Hollywood, Calif.