Chuck Deardorf has recorded and toured internationally with such jazz greats as saxophonists Bud Shank and Don Lanphere, pianists George Cables and Kenny Barron, drummer Winard Harper, and guitarist Larry Coryell. As a first call bassist in Seattle for the many years, Chuck has performed with a long list of legendary artists including: Chet Baker, Zoot Sims, Art Farmer, Howard Roberts, Monty Alexander, Kenny Burrell, Marian McPartland, Mel Lewis, Pete Christlieb, Joe Williams, Kenny Werner, Matt Wilson, Joe LaBarbara, and Tal Farlow. Chuck currently performs with the exciting Brazilian Jazz group the Jovino Santos Neto Quarteto, The Gratitude Trio with Dawn Clement and Matt Wilson, and his own groups among others. A long time Professor at Cornish College of the Arts, Chuck has also taught at Western Washington University, and many years at Centrum’s Port Townsend Jazz Workshop. Chuck’s most recent recording is “Perception’ on the Origin jazz label, one of three under his own name.
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