Saxophonist | Band Leader | Recording Artist | Record Producer | Professor of Music - Retired
Jazz Standards as interpreted by veteran blues singer Michael Alan Butler. Arrangements by Tom Bergeron, Garry Hagberg, and Alex Hargreaves.
Whirled News plays the music of Adam “Bugbear” Bates – Compositions that transcend genre and that offer a glimpse into the soul of a truly unique and visionary musician.
Tom Bergeron and Garry Hagberg bring fresh insight to the timeless music of Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos “Tom” Jobim.
A collaborative project featuring original music by six all-stars of the Pacific Northwest jazz scene: Tom Bergeron, Keller Coker, Matt Cooper, Garry Hagberg, Graham Lear, and Glen Moore.
Three CDs by Labirynt – a Polish/American collaboration focusing on music with a high degree of freedom and compositional innovation. Free improvisation, unique musical structures, and unusual tonal materials are all hallmarks of Labirynt’s distinctive approach to collective music-making.
Whirled Jazz explores the world of contrapuntal inprovisation. Saxophone, trombone, bass, and drums – playing compositions by Tom Bergeron, and improvising with great freedom and invention.
Whirled Jazz plays funky, lyrical, and grooveacious compositions by Tom Bergeron and others.
One man. One saxophone. Compositions from the concert saxophone repertoire, dating from the Baroque to the present. A solo outing with great range and depth.
AS A SIDEMAN
Letters to Grace
A song cycle by Brazilian pianist Cassio Vianna & Oregon poet Donna Henderson. A magical blend of tropical rhythms, soaring melodies, and lyrics that make your heart sing. Tom Bergeron on saxes.
The Northwest Creative Orchestra plays the music of legendary saxohphonist/composer Anthony Braxton – with the composer himself directing and playing. Tom Bergeron on woodwinds. Released on the Black Saint record label.
Dead Men (are heavier than broken hearts)
Two CDs by the Cathexis Orchstra – featuring the quirky and soulful music of Christopher Woitach. Tom Bergeron on woodwinds.
A romp through the brilliantly playful mind of keyboardist Dave Leslie. Tom Bergeron on alto & soprano saxes.
Composer and pianist Gordon Lee leads this big band in recording some of his most daring and beautiful compositions. Tom Bergeron on alto sax & flute.
Cassio Vianna: Letters to Grace
Teal Creek Music – TC 2023
Na Mesa: Chorando Na Mesa
Na Mesa Music
Garry Hagberg / Tom Bergeron Quartet: You've Changed
Teal Creek Records – TC 2014
Whirled News: Bugbear
Teal Creek Records – TC 2013
Labirynt: Motion Tissue
Teal Creek Records – TC 2011
Western Hemisphere Orchestra: Henry Darger
Teal Creek Records – TC 2010
Christopher Woitach & the Cathexis Orchestra:
Dead Men (are heavier than broken hearts)
Teal Creek Records – TC 2009
Teal Creek Music – TC 2008
Christopher Woitach & the Cathexis Orchestra: Family
Teal Creek Records – TC 2007
Teal Creek Records - TC 2006
Hagberg/Bergeron Quartet: Jobim Now
Teal Creek Records – TC 2005
Gordon Lee: Flying Dream
Origin Arts – OA2 22016
Western Rebellion: Western Rebellion
Teal Creek Records – TC 2004
The Tone Sharks: Morsels
Louie Records - Louie 032
Mason Williams: Doot-Doot
Mason Williams/Skookum Records
The Tone Sharks: Intention
Louie Records - Louie 029
Whirled Jazz: Mukilteo
Louie Records - Louie 020
Dave Leslie: The Brim
Louie Records - Louie 024
The Tone Sharks: Chunks of Zen
Louie Records - Louie 018
Compilation: America’s Millennium Tribute to Adolphe Sax Volume III
Arizona University Recordings - AUR CD 3098
Richard Raven Williams: The Wanderer
rraven records - rraven 0900
The Tone Sharks: Cave Sleepers
Louie Records - Louie 013
Valerie Brown: Uneasy Sleep
Louie Records - Louie 011
The Tone Sharks: ww.shark
Louie Records - Louie 009
Teal Creek Records - TC2002
Dave Storrs and the Tone Sharks: Ten Stories
Louie Records - Louie 010
Tom Bergeron & Whirled Jazz: Leopard’s Tale
Teal Creek Records - TC-2001
Tom Bergeron: Saxophone Alone
Mark Records - MCD 2204
Anthony Braxton with the Northwest Creative Orchestra: Eugene (1989)
Black Saint - 120 137-2
Laura Clayton: Simichai-Ya!
Betty Johnson & Yvonne Cheek Johnson: Moving Makes Me Magic
Nonesuch/Folkways Records - FC 7518
The First Few: Could It Be?
Panting Hyena Productions