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Chuck Deardorf - Dave Peterson Group on Jazz Northwest

Dave Peterson & Chuck Deardorf

A Seattle all-star group played this month's Art of Jazz concert at The Seattle Art Museum.  Co-led by Chuck Deardorf on bass and Dave Peterson on guitar, the group also includes Rich Cole on tenor sax, Bill Anschell, piano, and John Bishop on drums.   Highlights from the concert aired on Jazz Northwest, 88.5 KPLU on Sunday, April 20 at 2 PM PDT.

The program includes five original compositions by members of the quintet including "That's The Deal" chosen as the theme for the radio program Selected Shorts on Public Radio International.  The Deardorf-Peterson Group has recorded for Origin Records and all five musicians are represented on multiple CDs.  The Art of Jazz Concerts are presented by The Seattle Art Museum and Earshot Jazz with support of KPLU on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM and are free and open to the public.  The next concert will feature the Dutch saxophonist Tineke Postma on May 9.

Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 KPLU and airs each Sunday at 2 PM Pacific.  The program is also available as a podcast following the broadcast. 

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Jim has been a fixture on Seattle radio since 1961. He was the host of Jazz After Hours on Public Radio International from 1984-2014. Currently Jim has been producing Jazz Northwest for KNKX since 1988. This weekly program focuses on the regional jazz scene and frequently includes performances Jim records on location for Jazz Northwest.