Christopher Dean Sullivan
…“Sullivan’s a bassist whose authoritative and bluesy bendings of the notes honor his affection for legends such as Slam Stewart as well as Ray Brown”. ~ Jazz Journalists Association
The media renown bassist Christopher Dean Sullivan has shared the stage and/or recorded with Archie Schepp, Sheila Jordan, Yusef Lateef, Freddie Hubbard, Della Griffin, Joe McPhee, Christian McBride, Carl Grubbs, Irene Reid, Charli Persip, Charles Gayle to name a few. Christopher’s discography is varied, covering 45’s, albums and CD’s. Christopher Sullivan has appeared in TV commercials and movies as well as photo shoots for magazines, such as Vanity Fair with Grammy Award winner Janet Jackson. From 1980 through 2010 Mr. Sullivan has received various New York State community and arts services, municipal, congressional, NYS Assembly Merit, and Senate Proclamation awards, as well as the New York State Orange County Arts Council Champion for the Arts Award. In Pittsburgh, PA, Chris Sullivan produced and hosted his own Warner Communication Award winning television show ”The Tree of Arts Alive”. The award was presented for the best in cultural arts programming.