Dean’s career has included such diverse accomplishments as serving as the Musical Director for Nelly Furtado's tours dating from 1999 to Present, Enrique Iglesis, Backstreet Boys, Neverest and the Weeknd.
Dean produced Nelly Furtado's "Loose the Concert", Princess Diana's Memorial Concert, Fashion Rocks,'07 Dancing with the Stars '07, Latin Grammy's '07, Billboard Awards, The Junos '05 and '07. Dean also was the Musical Director for Frank Zappa's rock opera "Joe's Garage."
Dean has been a much-in-demand album producer and/or “live” performer for an array of talented and diverse artists, including Nelly Furtado, Enrique Iglesis, George Clinton, Backstreet Boys, Kreesha Turner, Matthew Good, Jarvis Church and The Canadian Tenors. Dean is a prolific, award-winning composer, having written original jingles for a number of commercials including the 2008 Grammy Awards, Yahoo!, MTV, Carlsberg Lite, Coors, Molson's, Canada's Wonderland and the 1996 Olympic theme song (bass player).