International Award Winning Vocalist
Award Winner Dean has and an outstanding vocal range and is renowned for his exceptional performances of classic hits from artists such as Michael Bublé, Luther Vandross, The Temptations, Lionel Richie, Olly Murs, Sir Elton John, The Rat Pack and the peerless Frank Sinatra. He has drawn inspiration from various music genres but his style is largely influenced by Soul & Motown, Pop, Swing, Jazz & hits from the Musicals.
In 2007, Dean’s powerful vocals drew the attention of talent scouts and he was asked to join the boy band Code5. At the request of X Factor judge Louis Walsh, Code5 supported Westlife on their UK Arena “The love Tour” and played for thousands at venues such as Wembley Arena.
- Other highlights of Dean’s career so far include:
- Guest Cabaret Artist onboard the P&O Cruise Ship Oriana
- Launching the new MINI at Stratstone Derby (2014)
- Performing at the APSE Service Awards 2013 (St George’s hall Liverpool)
- Summer season at the Open Air Theatre Scarborough
- Performing New Year’s Eve in Bahrain for The British Club
- Performing for Herbert of Liverpool for the Queenie’s Christmas Charity
- Special guest on the Holiday & Cruise Channel (Sky 284) Cruising With The Stars
- Guest singer on channel 4’s Come dine with me
- Working with Tommy D (who has helped produced singers such as Kanye West and Kylie Minogue) in BBC3 documentary Singing with the Enemy
- Performing at the Royal Opera House (Covent Gardens)
- Performing with Beth Ditto on The Friday Night Project
- Supporting Steve Brookestein, Friday Hill and Status Quo in his solo career
- Supporting Lee Ryan (formerly of boy band Blue) with Code5
Dean is also an accomplished pianist and has been part of a resident show company aboard the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines. In this time he performed with acts including Kenny Ball and his Jazz band, Jamie Michael Stewart, Boney M and most recent X factor contestants the MacDonald Brothers.
Dean’s passionate about performing and this is reflected in the fantastic reviews he receives from audiences and customers alike. With natural flare for playing the piano Dean has incredible stage presence that creates a spectacular show. A naturally warm and friendly person, Dean would be delighted to perform at any occasion.