American Musician, Chuck Deardorf, dies at 68 due to Covid-19

American Musician, Chuck Deardorf, dies at 68 due to Covid-19

Chuck Deardorf, an American musician, who was most famous for playing double bass and bass guitar, was a professor at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle who taught jazz and instrumental music.

What Caused the Death of Double Bass Guitarist Chuck Deardorf?

Chuck Deardorf passed away on October 9, 2022. He was 68 years old. He died of COVID-19, it was revealed. According to his wife, Deardorf had COVID around the end of August and was especially susceptible to it because he had a kidney transplant in 2011 that damaged his immune system.

He was checked into Virginia Mason Medical Center in mid-September, and there he passed away. Upon hearing of his passing, friends and coworkers filled the internet with remarks. According to Lauren Kinhan of the legendary New York Voices, with whom Deardorf performed in Seattle, “His tone, his feel, his spirit, it was pervasive and (he was) an incredible joy to know.”

Chuck Deardorf Age, Family, and Early Life

Chuck Deardorf was born on April 3, 1954, in the USA. He was 68 years old at the time of his death. However, we do not have any specific information regarding his family background, which makes it difficult to find any specific information about his father and mother right now.

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Furthermore, we haven’t heard about his family, so we don’t know whether he has any siblings or not. We are therefore unable to provide you with any current information about his life. Once we learn more about him, we will update whatever is relevant to him.

Chuck Deardorf Career, What was his Profession?

For more than 20 years, he was a vital part of the Northwest jazz scene. With such jazz greats as saxophonists Bud Shank and Don Lanphere, pianists George Cables, Bill Mays, and Kenny Barron, as well as guitarists Larry Coryell and Bruce Forman, he has toured the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Australia with his dynamic performances as an acclaimed acoustic and electric bassist.

He has performed with a long list of legendary musicians over the past 25 years as a first-call bassist in Seattle, including Chet Baker, Kenny Werner, Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd, Eric Alexander, Phil Woods, Zoot Sims, Pete Christlieb, Joe LaBarbara, Jeff Hamilton, Victor Lewis, Joe Williams, and Mark Murphy. The brilliant pianist Dawn Clement and drummer Matt Wilson, along with other Northwest greats, are featured on his most recent solo album, “Perception,” which was published in 2019 on Origin Records.

He presently performs with the New York Voices while also being a member of the Susan Pascal Quartet, the Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto, and other ensembles. Chuck is a skilled studio musician, contributing his bass to scores of LPs and CD projects, multiple Broadway touring productions, and numerous first-run movie soundtracks. Chuck has frequently performed with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.

Which school and college did he go to?

Due to the lack of public information available about him, we do not know his educational background. In the event that we receive more precise information about his educational background, we will update this section

Chuck Deardorf Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information.

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We will update this section as soon as we receive any information related to him or his family’s worth in near future.

Chuck Deardorf Wife, What about his relationship?

He was a married man and he was married to Kelly Harland. She is a singer and author by her profession. Currently, we do not have any information regarding his children.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

He was available on Facebook with 968+ friends.

Physical Appearance of Chuck Deardorf’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourBrown
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Chuck Deardorf’s should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseKelly Harland
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