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musician

Leesa Dean, musician. Recipient Winner Xeric Foundation grant for comics. Prgramming committee New York Woman in Film & television; Member American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation television and Radio Artists, American Federation Musicians.

Background

Dean, Leesa Jane was born on August 26, 1961 in New York City. Daughter of Jesse and Diana (Jaffe) Dean.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts magna cum laude, Leonard Davis Center, New York City, 1983;student, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1978-1980.

Career

Group member, co-founder, Candela-Arista Recording Group, New York City, 1983;freelance musician, Chuck Berry, Paul Young, Oliver Lake, Brook Benton, New York City, 1983-1991;freelance interactive media producer/composer, Polygram, Time-Warner, General Electric, New York City, 1992-1994;president, Chief Executive Officer, Soundz in Action Inc., New York City, since 1993. Interactive media/computer consultant New York City, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, creator, producer: Flipside, 1995, Chilltown, 1997. Composer: Montage of a Dream Deferred, 1984, Smashing the Treadmill. Author: Hocus Pocus!, 1997, Shock, Rock & Roll, 1995.

      Creator, programmer, producer: Chilltown Online, 1998. Creator, writer: Chilltown Comix, 1998. Creator, executive producer, writer Chilltown television, 2000.

      Writer, director: Mystery: The True Life of a hip hop head. Creator executive producer, writer, animator: ChilltownTV.com, 2006. Composer, producer television and radio commercials, 1994.

Membership

Prgramming committee New York Woman in Film & television. Member American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation television and Radio Artists, American Federation Musicians.

Connections

Daughter of Jesse and Diana (Jaffe) Daughter of.

father:
Jesse Daughter

mother:
Diana (Jaffe) Daughter