All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Wayne Bergeron

Wayne Bergeron

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.

In 1986 Wayne landed the lead trumpet position with the Maynard Ferguson Band. He can be heard on such MF recordings as “Body & Soul”, “Big Bop Nouveau” & “Brass Attitude.” Remarking on the talented trumpet player, Maynard Ferguson had this to say during a radio interview: “Wayne is the most musical lead trumpet player I've ever had on my band.”

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.

As a sideman Wayne has been involved with hundreds of CD projects that include Beyoncé, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Christina Aguilera, INXS, Michael Bolton, Gwen Stefani, Earth Wind & Fire, The Pussy Cat Dolls, Chicago, Bette Midler, Ray Charles, Diane Reeves, Celine Dion, Diana Krall, Mel Tormé, Barry Manilow, Arturo Sandoval, Robbie Williams, Keeley Smith, Ronnie Milsap, Lee Ann Womack, Lou Rawls, Green Day, The Mars Volta, The Offspring, Bobby Caldwell, Rosemary Cloony, Diane Schuur, Brian Setzer, Joe Cocker, Kenny G., Eric Marienthal, Dave Koz, David Benoit, Warren Hill, Tito Puente, and The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

Read more

Tags

Album Review
Read more articles

Photos

Albums

The Jazz All Stars...

Le Coq Records
2021

buy

The Reset

Music of Content
2021

buy

Full Circle

Self Produced
2016

buy

Intrada

Origin Records
2014

buy

Plays Well With Others

Songlines Recordings
2007

buy

The Reset

From: The Reset
By Wayne Bergeron

Similar

Shop Amazon

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.