Cody Dear is a saxophonist, pianist, and composer based in Los Angeles. He graduated from UCLA with a concentration in Jazz Studies and an emphasis in Performance.
His eclectic sound has allowed him the option to record in a variety of genres with artists including Travis Barker (blink-182), Maejor (Justin Bieber), and Megan Lee (Nickelodeon/The Voice).
Additionally, he has performed at various local venues and internationally, including North Sea, Vienne, Montreux and Umbria Jazz Festivals as well as venues in Asia. Dear has shared the stage with distinguished luminaries such as MAX, Terence Blanchard, Wycliffe Gordon, and many others.