Chuck Par-Due has established himself as one of the finest interpreters of the great American classic standards in the nation. He is not a Frank Sinatra imitator, rather he proves that he understands Sinatra’s phrasing as perhaps no other vocalist.
Chuck Par-Due’s great voice, excellent stage presence and charisma have thrilled audiences wherever he has performed. With his own unique vocal styling and dynamic trumpet solos, Chuck has packed clubs and ballrooms all across the United States.
In a musical career that has spanned over 45 years, Chuck Par-Due has toured the country as a trumpet soloist and vocalist with several prominent big bands and jazz combos. In 1986, Chuck had the privilege of performing for President Ronald Reagan. That same year, Chuck had the honor of performing for soon to be President George H. Bush. In 1999, Chuck performed for the NEC World Series of Golf, and witnessed a Tiger Woods victory.
In addition, Chuck Par-Due has been featured on numerous radio and television shows, and has appeared at some of the most prestigious venues all the way from California to Florida. As a trumpet player, Chuck has performed the music Of Harry James, Glenn Miller and other big band giants. Chuck has performed with some of the most famous musicians and bands of all time, including: Bob Haggart, Helen Forrest, the Jimmy Farr Orchestra, the Pete Wagner Orchestra, the Queen City Jazz Band, Lee Arrellano, Joni Janek, and many others.
In addition, Chuck is a gifted MC and Public Speaker.
Thanks Chuck, I'm glad you enjoyed it. You and your folks made it a great party...Can't wait until the next one! Thanks again for the great performance, - John Mooney, Portland, Oregon
I found out I needed a performer the day before a major holiday and contacted Chuck. He was incredible! My Residents had the greatest time and want him back! He not only saved me his performance was incredible! Thank you Chuck Par-Due!” - Kristi F., Program Director, NorthWest Place