© 2018 by CODY DEAR

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GENERAL INFO

instrumentation: solo piano & saxophone (sometimes simultaneously)

style: jazz, pop, r&b and soundtrack music (covers and originals)

available for hire: freelance, accompanist, studio musician, restaurants, bars, weddings, hotels, birthdays, anniversaries and special occassions

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BIOGRAPHY

Dear is a saxophonist, pianist, and composer. He graduated from UCLA with a concentration in Jazz Studies and an emphasis in Performance.  His style draws influence primarily from Jazz, R&B, and Funk music.  Dear has performed solo at various venues including LA Rose Cafe, Vitello's, ABS-CBN, The Prince Restaurant, El Rey Sol, Au Lac DTLA and wedding receptions.  In addition, he played the National Anthem during the City of Carson Filipino Heritage Celebration.

 

He has shared the stage with distinguished luminaries including Terence Blanchard, Wycliffe Gordon, Justo Almario, Uri Caine and Antonio Lysy.  His eclectic sound has allowed him to join LA based musicians on a Corona beer television commercial and perform and record with artists such as Megan Lee, Diamond White, Chai, Elissia Mariah, Mike Bauer, Travis Barker, Maejor and Max Schneider.

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VIDEOS

Sax on the Beach

w/ Party Pupils

@ Moroccan Lounge

fan submitted videos

(compilation)

@ au lac dtla / el rey sol

saxophone/piano (same time)

by cody dear

@ au lac dtla