Darin Clendenin is recognized as one of the Northwest's finest pianists and keyboard artists. Darin has performed and recorded with drummer Dave Weckl, saxophonist Eric Marienthal, and drummer Bruce Carter, as well as Leroy Vinnegar, Richie Cole, Ted Curson, Nancy King, Eddie Marshal, Rich Dangel, Rebecca Kilgore, Ron Steen, and Greta Matassa. He served as musical director for vocalists Ernestine Anderson and Edmonia Jarrett.
Darin has composed and produced music for a number of artists and organizations, including Jantzen Swimwear, Fendi, Centerpointe Research Institute, Group Health, Trish Hatley, Todd Hymas, Dub DeBrie and Mark Quint. For six years he was the musical director of the International Tap Festival and worked alongside Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Cholly Atkins and Charles "Honi" Coles. Darin also performed in the film documentary, "The Magic of Honi Coles."
Darin Clendenin currently resides in Seattle, Washington and performs regularly at Tula's and with award-winning vocalist Greta Matassa. His music can be heard on CDs including Darin Clendenin and Friends' Tidings of Joy and Jazz and November's Child, Edmonia Jarrett's From Sea to Shining Sea, Dub DeBrie's The Cheese Stand Alone, Trish Hatley's You Don't Know Me, Mark Quint's The Principle of Uncertainty, and Jake Kot's Don't Look Back.