Dean Bailin is a gold record guitarist, a BMI songwriter and arranger, and an experienced synth/drum programmer. As owner and operator of 4 Cats Studio in New York, Deans records projects covering the full scope of the pop, hip-hop, world, and dance music realms. Dean has been a part of a myriad of hit songs and movie and television soundtracks, many of which have been originally sequenced, recorded, mixed and mastered at his studio. He has had a successful career as a session guitarist in New York's Tin Pan Ally, and as a guitarist, has performed thousands of gigs over the years at every kind of venue, from rock, punk, funk and jazz clubs, to even "American Bandstand." With featured guitar work on songs by Rupert Holmes such as "Escape (the Piña Colada Song)", rap pioneer Kurtis Blow, Gilda Radner and many others, Dean has certainly etched a spot in music history.