Terry founded the Terry Disley Experience in 2004 after several years spent touring and recording with British jazzers Acoustic Alchemy and a whole range of pop, jazz and rock stars worldwide.
The Terry Disley Experience is now one of the most successful jazz / crossover groups on the West Coast, with extensive international radio play, a catalogue of six CDs and innumerable shows including the Catalina Island Jazztrax Festival, the Lake Tahoe Jazztrax Festival, the Bach Dynamite and Dancing Society, the Kuumbwa, the Sonoma Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s Oakland and Yoshis San Francisco.
“A canny songwriter and arranger whose grooving and accessible music draws on the melodic, wired-up sound of Miles Davis and Weather Report, the Crusaders’ ewlegant funk, Bach, rock, and a touch of techno-pop.” Jesse Hamlin SF Chronicle.
Terry is an experienced studio session player, producer and arranger. He arranged and orchestrated tracks by many famous artists and producers, including keyboards and string arrangements on sessions for Dave Stewart of Eurythmics as his musical director for 5 years.
Terry Disley has been recognized by many reputable stars, including Tony Bennet “I was most impressed with his piano playing,” Sir Michael Tillson Thomas “Thank you for those beautifully chosen notes.” and Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music “a great musician.”