Jason Dean is a musical sponge, absorbing influences from a variety of styles and incorporating them into his literate brand of avant-pop-rock songwriting.
The Michigan native returned to the Midwest in 2016 after two decades in Los Angeles.
In addition to classic influences such as Cat Stevens, Tom Petty, and Paul Simon, Dean's current influences include Father John Misty, Beck, Portugal. The Man, Dawes, and Lemon Twigs.
Catch Jason Dean's debut performance at Stormcloud, happening Friday, March 1.