After Winning The Australian Club Entertainment Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009 (a prestigious award throughout Australia), Dean moved to the states to peruse his musical dreams. This award recognized by elite industry agents, fellow talents and the public gave Dean the confidence he needed. He also received Best Solo Guitarist & Vocalist of the Year (2007, 2008, & 2009) along with Best Duo & Trio Covers.
Following his success around Australia and Internationally performing with major artists, Dean had a break in his schedule to record and promote his own original material. Currently living in Los Angeles he is about to release his third solo album. In the meantime, Dean performs with one of the most respected agencies in Southern California, CCE which has given him opportunity to continue working with some of the finest talent on the planet.