Wayne Bergeron is enjoying a career as one of the most active players on the Los Angeles scene. With studio dates, International touring, jazz concerts, guest soloist appearances and clinics he has no intention of slowing down.
Bergeron’s first solo Big Band CD entitled “You Call This A Living?” earned him a Grammy nomination in 2004 for Best Large Jazz Ensemble as well as rave reviews from fans and press worldwide. Wayne’s latest recording “Plays Well With Others” was released on the Concord Jazz label in early 2007 is being met with the same gusto. On “Plays Well With Others” Bergeron is joined on the track “Maynard & Waynard” by his mentor, the late Maynard Ferguson in one of the trumpet legends final recordings.
As a sideman Wayne has been involved with hundreds of CD projects that include Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Natalie Cole, Chicago, Bette Midler, Ray Charles, Diane Reeves, Celine Dion, Diana Krall, Mel Torm, Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, Lou Rawls, Rosemary Clooney, Diane Schuur, Joe Cocker, Kenny G., Dave Koz and David Benoit.
A partial list of film credits include “Enchanted,” “Horton Hears A Who,” “The Incredibles,” “Superman Returns,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Ratatouille,” “The Simpson’s Movie,” “Dreamgirls,” “Hairspray,” “Spiderman,” “Team America,” “South Park” and “The Hunchback Of Notre Dame.”
Wayne enjoys his work as a clinician/guest soloist and continues to tour in the US as well as abroad.
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