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In the last few years Dean has performed with numerous groups including the New York Voices, and in special concerts with jazz artists Fred Hirsch, Jane Ira Bloom and Art Lande. He also performs regularly with pipa virtuoso Min Xioa-Fen and guitarist Steve Salerno in the Blue Pipa Trio, performing their eclectic combination of jazz, bluegrass and Chinese folk songs. As bassist for vocalist Roseanna Vitro, Dean has performed as a U.S. Jazz Ambassador in the Balkans, Kazahkstan and Kyrgystan, as well as a live recording at the Kennedy Center featuring pianist Kenny Werner, and a recording project celebrating the music of Randy Newman featuring Mark Soskin. He has performed, recorded and toured for over six years with vibraphonist Mark Sherman and a quartet including drummer Tim Horner and pianist Allen Farnham. Dean performed over the last eleven years with vocalist Kendra Shank along with pianist Frank Kimbrough and drummer Tony Moreno. Dean has an ongoing collaborative relationship with saxophonists Bob Kindred & Hayes Greenfield, guitarists Jay Azzolina & Bruce Arnold.
by Dan Bilawsky
In Autumn Serenade, Bill Mays gifts us a bountiful harvest of seasonally-bound beauties. This 40th leader date from the eminent pianist finds him fronting a trio with two longtime colleagues--bassist Dean Johnson and drummer Ron Vincent--and welcoming vocalist Judy Kirtley and producer/guitarist Matt Balitsaris for guest appearances on a single track. Together, all parties join up ...
By Yuka Mito
Label: Nana Notes Records
Track listing: 1. I Got Rhythm 5:03 2. Love In The City 4:49 3. My Funny Valentine 5:33 4. Four Brothers 3:22 5. Afro Blue / Afro-Centric 6. Memory Of Father ~ 父の背中 5:47 7. Nice Work If You Can Get It / Take The A Train 5:47 8. How Insensitive 3:36 9. Love Me Or Leave Me 4:14 10. I’ll Remember April 5:07
by Victor L. Schermer
Michael Pedicin: Just the Three of Us Chris' Jazz Café Philadelphia, PA September 10, 2022 This superb set of mainstream jazz by three accomplished and dedicated musicians: Michael Pedicin on tenor saxophone, Jim Ridl on piano, and Dean Johnson on bass, owes much of its successful execution to ...
By David Larsen
Label: Larsenjazz Productions
Track listing: Walkin' Shoes; Curtains; Festive Minor; Good Neighbor Thelonius; Lonesome Boulevard; Idol Gossip; Rico Apollo; Open Country; The Flying Scotsman; Out Back of the Barn; Etude for Franca; Ring Around the Bright Star; Taurus Moon
By Paul Jost
Label: Paul Jost Music
Track listing: CD1: Poetic Justice; Bye Bye BlackBird; Feels Like Home: Centerpiece; Ev'rybody's Talkin'; Gentle Rain; Lover Man; A Beautiful Friendship; Marie; My Foolish Heart; Some Other Time. CD2: January 6th; Livin in The Wrong Time; Sunshine Superman; If I Only Had a Brain; Young and Foolish; On the Sunny Side of the Street; If I Had You; I Thought About You; The Nearness of You; I Didn't Know What Time It Was; We'll Be Together Again.