Based: Cape Town
The Dean Of Soul also known simply as DJ Dean in some circles. He is quintessentially the purveyor of soul music in its entirety with over 20 years of experience, having been DJ-ing at countless Clubs and Events in notable major cities around the world. The name Dean Of Soul is synonymous among his peers and soul enthusiasts with the genre and its sub-genres ranging from Adult Contemporary, Soul, RnB, Neo-Soul, Nu-Soul, Nu-Jazz, Psychedelic and to all kinds Old School music. He loves the idea of being an underground DJ, caters for an upmarket, and upwardly mobile clientele who know and understand their music. He also can quickly adapt to a wide range of events and parties such as corporate functions, elegant weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and graduations. The Dean Of Soul started on a project on many platforms of promoting and sharing soul music through the group he initiated, Soul Sophistocrats. He has also worked and collaborated on projects with like-minded individuals from all over the world who share the same vision and sound, i.e. Neo Soul Café (US), Soul Commune (UK), ISSM (US), Musiqave.com (UK), SoulCandi and Cape Town Soul Community (SA).
Music Genres: Top 40, House, Gqom, RnB, Funk, British Soul, Nu-Jazz, Neo-Soul & Adult Contemporary.
Currently Held Club Residency: Souk Lounge, Newscafe-Blouberg & Moyos- BigBay.
TheDeanOfSoul has also played at these notable events:
* The Chad Session hosted by Chad Saaiman
* Daycation @ 15 On Orange
* Direct Axis Corporate Event, Cape Town
* The Black Ties Experience: Sounds like Summer, GrandWest * Glenfiddich: Moyos (BigBay) New Year’s Eve Dinner
* Black Label: JW Code Black Event
* Daytona Killarney Gardens: Soul Session with Bob Mabena
“The Dean Of Soul is one of my favourite urban DJs in Cape Town and SA. I’ve havebeen privileged to spend quite a bit of time alongside him, and have booked him for many of my events. His professionalism, execution and ability to read a crowd are stand-out attributes that make him extremely easy to work with, and moreimportantly, great to listen and dance to.” – Chad Saaiman.