Chuck Deardorf

  CHUCK DEARDORF: PERCEPTIONCD cover art for "Perception"
Origin 82770
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With the quartet of pianist Dawn Clement, drummer Matt Wilson and saxophonist Hans Teuber, Deardorf explores deep and seldom-heard compositions by Kenny Barron, Keith Jarrett and Monk, while a second trio with Marc Seales and Gary Hobbs performs music by Jack DeJohnette and even the "Blind Faith" rock classic, "Can't Find My Way Home." "Perception" displays an inspired group aesthetic, as it provides a look into the creative vision that has made Deardorf a favorite musical partner to the countless jazz legends he's accompanied over the years... READ MORE >

Origin 82587
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Veteran acoustic and electric bassist Chuck Deardorf brings together a broad collection of musical friends to create an album full of spontaneous interaction, gritty grooves and melodic beauty. Along with pianists Bill Mays and Jovino Santos Neto, guitarists Bruce Forman, Dave Peterson and Rick Peckham, as well as a host of other world-class players, Deardorf explores fresh originals, reconstructed standards and even a new take on the Beatles’ "Dear Prudence," displaying the creative vision... READ MORE >


Origin 82425
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Includes "That's the Deal," theme song for the Selected Shorts
radio show produced by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio, distributed by PRI International.

As major fixtures in the Northwest jazz scene and educators at Cornish College for 25 years, bassist Chuck Deardorf and guitarist/composer Dave Peterson were central influences on many of the rising talents in creative jazz today including Brad Shepik and Briggan Krauss. Drawing from their many years of touring and recording with artists like Kenny Barron, Art Lande, Bob Moses, Paul Motian, and dozens of others, they co-lead this alternately reflective and fiery quartet… READ MORE >