Brown's soulful, dynamic and creative guitar work can be heard on well over 200 recordings, numerous GRAMMY® nominations and four GRAMMY® Award winners. Records such as The Brecker Brothers " Return of the Brecker Brothers" and "Out Of The Loop", Marcus Millers "The Sun Don't Lie", Billy Cobhams "Warning", and Joe Zawinuls "Faces and Places" are just a few out of the long list. His performances include Live DVD's with Marcus Miller, Billy Cobham, Gil Evans, David Sanborn and Friends, Louie Belson, Bob James, and Steve Smith's Vital Information.
Dean has released four critically acclaimed solo CD's worldwide. The first, titled "Here" (2001), is his all-star debut CD featuring jazz greats Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, George Duke, Billy Cobham, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Christian McBride, Don Alias, Bill Evans, Bernard Wright and many others .
His second record "Groove Warrior"(2004), features another all-star lineup with Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Bernard Wright, JuJu House, Poogie Bell, Schuyler Deale, Booker King, and Patches Stewart, just to name a few .
His third CD "DBIII-Live at the Cotton Club Tokyo"(2009) features an all-star power trio with musical greats Dennis Chambers and Will Lee.
And his fourth CD "Unfinished Business" featuring yet another all-star cast of musicians with Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Kirk Whalum, Dennis Chambers, Jimmy Earl, Gerry Etkins and Hadrien Feraud among others.
As an educator Dean has also released an instructional/live DVD with publishing giant Hal Leonard for Musicians Institute titled "Modern Techniques for the Electric Guitarist"(2008) and has had numerous articles in Guitar Player and Guitar World magazines.
Dean Brown and Runfly Studios have developed and released an iPhone/iPad app called "Pickup Tunes". "The idea was to base a game on the ear training techniques that I use in teaching. We developed it to look and feel more like a game than an academic exercise."
Dean conducts clinics all over the world and teaches several classes of his own curriculum at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood.
Currently, Brown continues to record, teach, tour and sell out venues with his own groups worldwide. He has recently released his much anticipated fourth solo CD, Unfinished Business, Brown's most ambitious release to date ~ ~ ~
Dean Brown has artist endorsements with: DV Mark Amplifiers, DR Strings, TC Elecronic, Xotic Effects, Anthology Gear Wear and G7th Capos . ~ ~ ~
" ... He delivers music with punch, energy and integrity."
~ Guitar Nine Records
" .... Rockish, bluesy, jazzy, funky all rolled up into one."
" ....About twenty years have gone by and Dean's still bringing it onstage - he's that into it and obviously, that committed to every measure of the music"
Music available @ http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/deanbrown ~http://www.abstractlogix.com/ ~ itunes ~ amazon ~ etc.