Geoffrey Dean Jazz Piano

Dr. Geoffrey Dean is a jazz pianist, composer, author and educator currently performing in the Washington DC area. His music spans the entire genre of jazz – from blues and hard bop influences to R&B and modern jazz.

Dr. Dean has performed across the country while educating students in the university setting over the last decade. Dean completed his Undergraduate studies at the Berklee College Of Music, a Masters of Jazz Studies at the University of Tennessee, and his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Jazz Performance at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Geoffrey Dean currently resides in the DC/VA region and has recently authored an educational book on how to play modern jazz piano titled “Kenny Kirkland’s Harmonic and Rhythmic Language: A Model For The Modern Jazz Pianist”. Dr. Dean has additionally contributed as an author for the Masterclass series in Downbeat Magazine.