Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Colin Dean

Colin Dean, “ bassist, bandleader, composer and arranger, has performed with such notables as Candido Camero, Bobby Sanabria, Rene Marie, Junior Mance and David Amram, at venues such as Avery Fischer Hall, Dizzys Club at Lincoln Center, Town Hall in New York City, among many others. A versatile and creative musician, he is able to perform at the highest level no matter what the situation. Colin was selected in October 2006, as a recipient of an SOS Grant by the New York Foundation for the Arts, administered on Long Island by the East End Arts Council. In May 2006, he received a BFA from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. While at the New School he received private instruction and spiritual guidance from the legendary Buster Williams for four years. Some other very important teachers and mentors include Reggie Workman, Andy McKee, Bobby Sanabria, Jimmy Owens, Junior Mance, Bill Kirchner, Gerard D’Angelo, and Vic Juris, among others. Colin is also a member of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 802.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Take Five With...
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles
Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Astoria, NY

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

1 Photos

Albums

Premium Profiles

LJ Folk LJ Folk
vocalist
Greg Poppleton Greg Poppleton
vocalist
Kathy Sanborn Kathy Sanborn
composer/conductor
Nicolas Bearde Nicolas Bearde
vocalist
David Longoria David Longoria
trumpet
Tony Adamo Tony Adamo
vocalist
Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
guitar
Ken Field Ken Field
sax, alto
Danny Freyer Danny Freyer
vocalist
Tommy Smith Tommy Smith
sax, tenor

All About Vince Guaraldi!

An exclusive opportunity for All About Jazz readers to participate in the celebration of a jazz legend.