Tom Bergeron

Saxophonist | Band Leader | Recording Artist | Record Producer | Professor of Music - Retired

TOM BERGERON 

AS A LEADER & PRODUCER

TOM BERGERON 

COMPLETE DISCOGRAPHY

You’ve Changed

Jazz Standards as interpreted by veteran blues singer Michael Alan Butler. Arrangements by Tom Bergeron, Garry Hagberg, and Alex Hargreaves.

 

 

 

 

Bugbear

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.

 

 

 

Jobim Now

Tom Bergeron and Garry Hagberg bring fresh insight to the timeless music of Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos “Tom” Jobim.

 

 

 

 

 

Clovis

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motion Tissue

Exit

Labirynt

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mukilteo

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.

 

 

 

Leopard’s Tale

Whirled Jazz plays funky, lyrical, and grooveacious compositions by Tom Bergeron and others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saxophone Alone

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.

TOM BERGERON

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.

 

 

 

Eugene

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)

 

 

 

 

Family

Two CDs by the Cathexis Orchstra – featuring the quirky and soulful music of Christopher Woitach. Tom Bergeron on woodwinds.

 

 

 

 

 

The Brim

A romp through the brilliantly playful mind of keyboardist Dave Leslie. Tom Bergeron on alto & soprano saxes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flying Dreams

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.

2012    

Cassio Vianna: Letters to Grace 

Teal Creek Music – TC 2023

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2011    

Na Mesa: Chorando Na Mesa

Na Mesa Music

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2009    

Garry Hagberg / Tom Bergeron Quartet: You've Changed

Teal Creek Records – TC 2014

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2008    

Whirled News: Bugbear

Teal Creek Records – TC 2013

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2007    

Labirynt: Motion Tissue

Teal Creek Records – TC 2011

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2007    

Western Hemisphere Orchestra: Henry Darger

Teal Creek Records – TC 2010

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2006    

Christopher Woitach & the Cathexis Orchestra: 

Dead Men (are heavier than broken hearts)

Teal Creek Records – TC 2009

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2005    

Labirynt: Exit

Teal Creek Music – TC 2008

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2004    

Christopher Woitach & the Cathexis Orchestra: Family

Teal Creek Records – TC 2007

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2005    

Clovis: Clovis

Teal Creek Records - TC 2006

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2005    

Hagberg/Bergeron Quartet: Jobim Now

Teal Creek Records – TC 2005

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2004    

Gordon Lee: Flying Dream

Origin Arts – OA2 22016

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2004    

Western Rebellion: Western Rebellion

Teal Creek Records – TC 2004

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2004    

The Tone Sharks: Morsels

Louie Records - Louie 032

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2002    

Mason Williams: Doot-Doot

Mason Williams/Skookum Records

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2002    

The Tone Sharks: Intention

Louie Records - Louie 029

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2001    

Whirled Jazz: Mukilteo

Louie Records - Louie 020

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2001    

Dave Leslie: The Brim

Louie Records - Louie 024

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2000    

The Tone Sharks: Chunks of Zen

Louie Records - Louie 018

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2000    

Compilation: America’s Millennium Tribute to Adolphe Sax Volume III

Arizona University Recordings - AUR CD 3098

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2000    

Richard Raven Williams: The Wanderer

rraven records - rraven 0900

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1999    

The Tone Sharks: Cave Sleepers

Louie Records - Louie 013

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1999    

Valerie Brown: Uneasy Sleep

Louie Records - Louie 011

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1998    

The Tone Sharks: ww.shark

Louie Records - Louie 009

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1998    

Labirynt: Labirynt

Teal Creek Records - TC2002

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1998    

Dave Storrs and the Tone Sharks: Ten Stories

Louie Records - Louie 010

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1997    

Tom Bergeron & Whirled Jazz: Leopard’s Tale

Teal Creek Records - TC-2001

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1996    

Tom Bergeron: Saxophone Alone

Mark Records - MCD 2204

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1991    

Anthony Braxton with the Northwest Creative Orchestra: Eugene (1989)

Black Saint - 120 137-2

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1982    

Laura Clayton: Simichai-Ya!

Helicon Nine

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1980    

Betty Johnson & Yvonne Cheek Johnson: Moving Makes Me Magic

Nonesuch/Folkways Records - FC 7518

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1978    

The First Few: Could It Be?

Panting Hyena Productions