Cody Dear is a saxophonist/pianist/composer based in Los Angeles. His eclectic sound has allowed him to perform and record with a broad range of artists including MAX, Travis Barker, Theophilus London, Wycliffe Gordon, Terence Blanchard, Louis Futon and many others. Additionally, he has made television appearances on shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live and Live with Kelly and Ryan. He is currently on tour playing saxophone and piano with pop artist MAX.
Dear has performed at various international venues and events, including the North Sea, Vienne, Montreux and Umbria Jazz Festivals. Most recently, he performed for the Corona Capital Festival in Mexico, as well as the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
At the beginning of 2019, Dear released his debut album entitled “Songs Like These” which has garnered over 1,000,000 streams on Spotify. With a unique blend of Jazz, RnB, and Funk music, Dear hopes to create a dynamic sound palette for his listeners.