Tom Bergeron

Saxophonist | Band Leader | Recording Artist | Record Producer | Professor of Music Emeritus



Beyond Category

Brett Campbell - What’s Happening

New CDs by Oregon Jazzers

Brett Campbell - Eugene Weekly

Saxophone Alone

Joe Viola - Saxophone Journal

Saxophone Alone

Jason DuMars - The International Saxophone Home Page

Stretching Time with Great Jazz

Dan McClenaghan - The American Reporter

Whirled Jazz’s Mukilteo reflects NW landscapes

Lynn Darroch - The Oregonian


Mark Carroto - All About Jazz


Beyond Coltrane


Frank Rubolino - Cadence

The Tone Sharks: Intention

Dan McClenaghan - All About Jazz

Western Rebellion

Labirynt #1 in Poland

Muzyka -


"Tom Bergeron stunned the audience...with some brilliant alto saxophone improvisation." 

~ Sue Pilla, Eclipse Jazz Newsletter (Ann Arbor, MI)

"Tom Bergeron brought the house down with a stunning performance." 

~ W. Thomas Marrocco, Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

"Tom Bergeron's sax is so sweet your blood sugar soars."

"Outrageously good."

"Whatever Bergeron was wasn't enough." 

~ Karen Kammerer, Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

"Bergeron is a virtuosic saxophonist....He is a master of classical, improvisatory, avant garde, and jazz performance." 

~ Jason DuMars, International Saxophone Home Page

"The climax of the evening [was] Bergeron's rapturous and brilliant work."

"Tom Bergeron stole the show with his frisky Eric Dolphy-like romps."

~ Mike Heffley, What's Happening (Eugene, OR)

"Bergeron, like Osby, produces clear, precise lines."

~ Mark Corroto,

"Bergeron's compositions move like a well-plotted story."

~ Lynn Darroch, The Oregonian

"Ferociously talented, pyrotechnically gifted." 

~ Scott Williams, Sentinel and Enterprise (Fitchburg, MA)

"Bergeron's rounded tone is so smooth, his dynamic control so exquisite that the sound envelops you like a cool flannel sheet."

"Bergeron's music is an Oregon microbrew of rich flavors and rare quality."

"So good he's scary."

~ Brett Campbell, Eugene Weekly/What's Happening (Eugene, OR)