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Dean Fraser

sax, *1957 JM, Kingston Parish
Musician of Reggae
A.k.a. Dean Ivanhoe Fraser Armyman Jah Devon Raga Muffing Youth (8)

Born: August 4, 1957 Dean Fraser (sometimes appearing as Dean Frazer) is a Jamaican saxophonist who has contributed to hundreds of reggae recordings since the mid-1970s. He was awarded the Musgrave Medal by the Jamaican government in 1993 in recognition of his services to music.

     
Instruments
  • Saxophone
  • Tenor sax
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • Alto sax
Genres
  • Reggae
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Felice Navidad on Nyabinghi Christmas by Dean Fraser
Santa Ketch Up Inna Mango Tree on Nyabinghi Christmas by Dean Fraser
45 Charles Street on From Then 'Til Now by Roots Architects
Everlasting Love on From Then 'Til Now by Roots Architects
Rastafari Bless on Trippin Riddim by Various Artists
Good Thing Going Riddim - Instrumental on Good Thing Going by Tarrus Riley
Sax on the Bus on Country Bus Riddim by Various Artists
Skateland Sax on Rebel by Tarrus Riley & Dean Fraser
Record Box: Time 1 - Continuous Mix on Record Box: Time 1 by Various Artists
Push (with Dean Fraser) on Push by Kaya Black & Dean Fraser

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Standing Amongst The GiantsDean Fraser2019Album
Holy Mount Zion / Tribute To Daddy PeckingsDean Fraser And The Skatalites / Serge & The Supersonics2018Single
Hills RebelDean Fraser2017Single
Africa (Alt. Bulby Mix)Restless Mashaits Feat Dean Fraser, Junior "Chico" Chin, Ronald "Nambo" Robinson, Dwight Pinkney2016Single
Good Conquer Evil (Alt. Soldje Mix)Restless Mashaits Feat Dean Fraser, Junior "Chico" Chin, Ronald "Nambo" Robinson, Dwight Pinkney2016Single
Country Bus / Sax On The BusAssassin / Dean Fraser2015Single
Autumn LeavesGeorge Nooks / Dean Fraser2014Single
Ghetto Blues , The Riddim The RebelRestless Mashaits Feat Dean Fraser & Jonah Dan2014Album
Peckings The RulerDean Fraser2013Single
Selector Pull Up PT2 / Caan DunBeres Hammond feat Beenie Man & Dean Fraser, U-Roy2012Single
Rebel / World Wide Rebellion / Skateland SaxTarrus Riley / Captain Sinbad / Dean Fraser2011Album
My Number OneGyptian / Dean Fraser2011Single
Rocking ReggaeDean Fraser, 809 Band2010Album
This Train / Holy Mount ZionBitty Mclean And The Skatalites / Dean Fraser2008Single
Plenipotentiary / Generation TrapIon I / Dean Fraser2008Single
Inspire MeErica Newell Feat Dean Fraser2007Single
Love Love Love / Fisherman's AnthemHorace Andy / Dean Fraser2006Single
Kill Dem WidSaxDean Fraser2005Album
Plays Reggae Songs Of PraiseDean Fraser2004Album
Dahina Dimts / Mandella MixDean Fraser / Clinch All Stars2004Single
The Dub RevolutionariesSly & Robbie Meet Mad Professor Featuring Dean Fraser2004Album
Dean Plays Bob Volume TwoDean Fraser2003Album
Couldn't Be The Girl For Me / Girl For MeTerry Linen / Danny Browne, Dean Fraser2003Single
Sax Of LifeDean Fraser2003Album
Love Him Always / No Power On Earth (Instrumental)Judy Mowatt / Dean Fraser, Errol Hird2002Single
How Can I...Don Ricardo Featuring Dean Fraser1999Single
Jah Never Fail I / Adowa TriumphNerious Joseph / Dean Fraser1999Single
RetrospectDean Fraser1999Album
Tribute To King TubbysDean Fraser1999Album
White Squall / The MaroonsThe Mighty Diamonds / Dean Fraser1999Single
God Lifted Me (Medley) / Giving All My LoveGhost / Dean Fraser1999Single
Rastaman Melody / Melody Of The RastamanSilver Cat / Dean Fraser1997Single
Big Up!Dean Fraser1997Album
RAS PortraitsDean Fraser1997Compil.
Slow MelodiesDean Fraser1997Album
Give A Little / Hot Looks VersionMichael Rose / Sly Dunbar & Dean Fraser1996Single
The VerdictDean Fraser1996Album
Saxaphone StoriesDean Fraser1995Single
Can't Test My SoundDawn Penn & Master Splicer / Christopher Meredith & Dean Fraser1994Single
Breathe Again / Another Sad Love SongShiah Coore, Dean Fraser1994Single
ClassicsDean Fraser1994Album
Dean Plays BobDean Fraser1994Album
One Night Stand / Tree TrunkChuckleberry / Danny Browne & Dean Fraser1994Single
Tree TrunkPowerman / Danny Browne & Dean Fraser1994Single
Feel the VibesDean Fraser, Danny Dennis1993Single
DanceDean Fraser1992Single
Live MiceDean Fraser1992Single
Heal The SaxDean Fraser1992Single
Shelly - Ann / Square DancePinchers / Dean Fraser1992Album
Where Is The Love / Heal The SaxBeres Hammond / Sugar Minott / Tony Rebel / Dean Fraser1992Album
Taking ChancesDean Fraser1992Album
Unforgettable / Johnny WasDean Fraser1992Single
Mystical SaxDean Fraser1992Album
Special Guest / Frazer Vs FrazerCapleton / Dean Fraser1991Album
SadieDean Fraser1991Single
MoonlightDean Fraser1991Album
SaxdeleroDean Fraser1991Single
My BrethrenDean Fraser1991Album
No ChargeCarlene Davis / Dean Fraser1991Album
Lonely WomanDean Fraser1991Single
Call On DeanDean Fraser1990Album
Ram DancehallDean Fraser1990Single
Return Your Love To Me / Penthouse RockSugar Minott / Dean Fraser1990Album
Moonlight / Lovers RockDean Fraser / Flourgon1990Album
Too Good To Be TrueGregory Isaacs / Dean Fraser1989Single
Rub-A-DubJunior Delgado & Dean Fraser1989Album
Don't Make Me OverLorna Nelson / Dean Fraser1989Single
Raw SaxDean Fraser1989Album
Voyage To AtlantisDean Fraser1988Single
Dance Hall SaxDean Fraser1988Album
Sings & BlowsDean Fraser1988Album
Give It A Try / Dean In ChinatownGregory Isaacs, Dean Fraser1988Album
You And MeDean Fraser1988Single
Lonelyness HornsDean Fraser1988Single
Magnet & SteelDean Fraser1988Single
You And Me / South AfricaDean Fraser / Sanchez1988Album
Cherish Christmas LoveMaria Rogers Featuring Dean Fraser1988Single
Dean In China TownDean Fraser1987Single
Big Bad SaxDean Fraser1987Single
Scatter ShotDean Fraser & Johnny Moore1987Album
Blueberry HillDean Fraser1987Single
Girl FriendDean Fraser1987Single
Big Bad SaxDean Fraser1987Album
Sound Of MusicDean Fraser & The Taxi Gang1987Single
The Best Thing For Me / Dance Hall Happenings / Head On CollisionAudrey Hall & Dean Fraser1986Album
Pumping IronSly & Robbie Featuring Dean Fraser1986Single
Say You Say MeDesi Roots / Dean Fraser1985Album
GroovingDean Fraser1985Single
Sleigh RockersDean Fraser1985Album
Midnight Confession / Midnight LovingJennifer Lara / Dean Fraser & Freelance Band1985Single
NiceDean Fraser1984Single
J.R.'s Party (Instrumental) / Dance Hall PartyDean Fraser & David Madden / Super Mix1984Single
Pumpin' AirDean Fraser1984Album
Rent A CarDean Fraser / Sly & Robbie1984Single
Redemption SongDean Fraser1984Single
My Baby / Rent A Car / Billie JeanStruggle / Dean Fraser / Sly & Robbie1984Single
A Few Goes BoastingDean Fraser1983Single
Money Can't Buy Love / Go Away GirlSister Nancy / Dean Fraser1982Single
Pupa LickDean Fraser1982Album
Stealing Love On The SideCarlene Davis / Dean Fraser1981Album
Solomonic SerenadeDean Fraser1981Single
Come A Long Way / Make Me Do For LoveErrol Davis & Tricky Ricky & We The People Band / Ronald "Nambo" Robinson & Dean Fraser1980Single
Woman Of The GhettoDean Fraser1979Album
Make Me Do For LoveRonald "Nambo" Robinson & Dean Fraser1979Single
Pure HornDean Fraser1979Album
Blue Moon / Moon RockDean Fraser1979Single
Brandy InstrumentalDean Fraser1979Single
It's My HouseJoy White / Dean Fraser1979Album
Idi AminDean Fraser & Ronald "Nambo" Robinson1979Album
Double DynamiteWillie Lindo & Dean Fraser1979Album
Black Horn ManDean Fraser1978Album
Square From CubaDean Fraser1975Single
Concrete Castle KingDean Fraser1975Single
It Takes A MagicDean FraserSingle
Under The BlanketDean FraserSingle
You And MeDean FraserSingle
Dean Fraser & The Taxi Gang ‎– Rent A CarDean Fraser, The Taxi GangSingle
Words / Words VersionDobby Dobson & Dean FraserSingle
Apartheid No! / Ya Mo Pa - InstrumentalBunny Rugs / Dean FraserSingle
Children Of The NightDean FraserSingle
Walking In The Footsteps Of A FoolDobby Dobson & Dean FraserSingle
All My LoveRichie Stephens, Dean FraserAlbum
Asking For LoveDean FraserSingle
Eight Mile Rock / Four The HardwayDean Fraser, Rodguel "Blackbeard" SinclairSingle
Honestly / I Love YouJanet Kenton / Dean FraserAlbum
Live It Up (Beardman Shuffle) / VolareThe Taxi Gang Feat: Ansel Collins / Dean FraserAlbum
Eight Mile RockDean FraserAlbum
Gimme Little SignMaxine Harvey, Dean Fraser, Snagga PussAlbum
You Are (Instrumental)Dean FraserAlbum
Lovers Affair / It Takes A MagicGeorge Agard And Jackie Robinson / Dean FraserSingle
Mother To BeDerrick Parker, Dean FraserSingle
Release Me / Another Day In BabiwrongMichael Rose / Raggasonic / Starkey Banton / Dean FraserAlbum
Live in San FranciscoJunior Kelly, Dean Fraser, Mikey GeneralAlbum
GirlfriendsDean FraserAlbum
New Flower/ Just A Little LoveDean FraserSingle
Touch Of DeanDean FraserAlbum
What Does It TakeDean FraserAlbum
Ebony & IvoryDean Fraser & The Mighty DiamondsSingle
Rolly BounceRoland Alphonso Feat Dean FraserSingle
You Are Not AlonePam Hall / Dean FraserAlbum
In My Time / Mystic MoodDean FraserSingle
Ready To LearnThe Tamlins & Dean FraserAlbum
Tell Me / Beardman SkankTony Tuff / Dean FraserAlbum
Girl Friend / Bummy Bummy BabyDean Fraser / Fancy BlackAlbum
A Little Love / UntitledHugh Porter And Dean Fraser / The TamlinsAlbum
New Rude Boy / SillyJunior Brammer With Dean Fraser / Leonard ConwayAlbum
Arrival Of Count Shelly / Always RememberWinston Wright, Dean FraserAlbum
House Is Not A HomeSly & Robbie & Dean FraserSingle
Dub Story Volume OneDean Fraser Intromen: Joe Lickshot & Reggie StepperAlbum
Telling MeDon Evans / Dean FraserSingle
Sharp Razar / The BombDean Fraser, Ronald "Nambo" Robinson & David Madden / Welton IrieAlbum
Mr. Charmer / Jah See Dem A Come / Return Of The DeanPeter Spence // Vivian Jones / Dean FraserSingle
Dean Is CleanDean FraserSingle
Square From Cuba / Get CrackingDean Fraser / Johnny OsbourneAlbum
School GirlLittle John, Sugar Minott, Dean FraserAlbum
Jah is Near / Pressure SaxMichael Rose / Dean FraserSingle
Bonny Clare / My HeartScotty, Dean FraserSingle
Dean FrazerDean FraserAlbum
Fever Vol.1Dean FraserAlbum
Tonight's The NightHugh Porter & Dean FraserAlbum
Love Songs Serenade MedleyDean Fraser / Marvin BrooksAlbum
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