Dean Johnson - Bass

Some of the eclectic array of artists Dean has been and continues to be involved with include Bob Brookmeyer, Randy Brecker, Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, Art Lande, Dave Douglas, Lee Konitz, Nguyen Le, Steve Kuhn, Wynton Marsalis, The New York Voices, Jackie and Roy, Carol Sloane and many others.
Gerry Mulligan however is Dean's most prominent association. Dean spent 10 years with Mr. Mulligan until his passing in 1996 in a variety of musical situations including the Quartet, Re-Birth of the Cool Tentet, The Concert Jazz Band and Orchestra. Dean has also taught privately for years and has conducted clinics at the Berklee College of Music, New Mexico State University, University of Northern Colorado, Ithaca College, and at the Rotterdam Conservatory of Music