Music Reel


Multi-faceted Chicago musician Dean Dunakin has written, produced, performed, designed for, and published music through many labels and agencies, landing spots with clients such as ABC, MTV, Discovery Channel, Food Network, Netflix, and Red Bull.

photo As a producer, Dean pursues the highest standards, balancing his own vision with the reward of bringing out the voice of his collaborators. He started the Zen Dozer music label and studio to showcase and assist fellow Chicago artists in recording and self-releasing their music. He similarly co-founded the online boutique, Beatserv, to feature low-priced, but uniquely compelling and useful high-quality beats.

In addition, Dean has collaborated, performed and toured with a variety of bands in the midwest, and designed hundreds of pieces for album covers, concert posters, websites, merchandise, and other music-related art.

Credits and Clients

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  • ABC
  • MTV
  • Food Network
  • Discovery
  • Red Bull
  • MTV (Europe)
  • Channel 5 (UK)
  • TV3+ (Denmark)
  • Netflix
  • CBS Radio
  • Cumulus/Citadel
  • Australian Radio Network
  • Clear Channel
  • Global Radio
  • Salem Communications
  • Entercom
  • Bustos Media
  • Sears/Kmart
  • Blick Art Materials
  • art.com
  • Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras
  • Chicago Children’s Choir
  • Styx

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