Deon CleanCutt
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Deon CleanCutt

Temple Hills, Maryland, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2002 | SELF

Temple Hills, Maryland, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2002
Band Jazz R&B




"Wollen Report"

Where the hell has this fella been?
I mean WTF! He has something going on and his jazz picking is sweetness incarnate.....This cat should be well known. Someone get this cat in a major studio! - Music Monthly

"Independaence Day"

Deon Clark of Washington D.C., is a great guitarist. His soulful melodic sounds can be heard all throughout his debut CD Clean Cutt. Not only is he a master guitarist, ......there are songs on this album that can play on any smooth jazz channel across the country. - Final Call Newspaper

"Ex-Boxer hopes for Knockout in Jazz World"

Although he sings occasionally, his music is mostly instrumental and spans many styles. He usually tailors his sets to the audience. He plays everything from jazz ballads to traditional jazz songs with a twist, incorporating new rhythms or poetry. - Washington Post

"POP Quiz"

Deon CleanCutt Clark can not only rock you with his music, he can also rock you with his fist- but then he can save your life. The multi-talented guitarist is also a title-winning boxer and a lieutenant with the D.C. Fire Department at Capitol Hill's Engine #_. He showed up for our meeting with a bunch of photo's " I bought the pictures because most people...don't believe me"..........We believe him! - Washington City Paper


Still working on that hot first release.



Deon CleanCutt, a guitarist/band/producer from Washington D.C., has been making his mark around the D.C. area playing guitar in a variety of musical styles.

Deon started playing the guitar at the age of eight. As a teenager he performed in the"Summer in the Park Program", which showcased young talent in the metropolitan area, stunning listeners with an arsenal of tunes that ranged from Jazz to Blues to R&B.

 Deon has covered a lot of ground in all areas of music. He has produced several recordings for local artist. He was a musical instructor for a private school in Washington D.C...he was a guitar instructor for the Maryland Park and Planning Commission in Southern Maryland...and private instructor for several students throughout Washington, Maryland and Virginia.

Deon currently has three (3) CDs. The first, entitled "CleanCutt", is comprised of 10 original compositions. One of the selections, "Your World", ( received the Honorable Mention award in a nationwide song contest hosted by the SongWriters Association of Washington and has captured the attention of many music critics. The second CD, "I Like It" (, and has sparked national and international attention as well.

The third and most recent is titled "3'rd Round". Its has multiple forms of jazz in one great package. It showcases Deon's unique ability to perform in many styles as well as his great diversity.

Deon has performed at the U.S. Capitol, The Kennedy Center, Ceasar's Palace,Blues Alley, jazz festivals and several major cable TV networks. Even though jazz is his favorite, he has performed in many genres of music, R&B, Country, Classical, Oldies, New School and Old School. Deon wrote and performed "live" the theme music to Red Astor's Cooking Video. He wrote the soundtrack for the "SunShine Show", a long running D.C. cable program. Made 2 TV apperances on "African American Lifestyle" where he performed with his band on 2 episodes.

 Deon produced CD's for various artist ( Debra Garner, Marsha Meekins, MUI..ect) where he not only arranged the music, but played guitar, trumpet and bass on many of the recordings, making him very versatile and in great demand.

Deon's Cleancutt style is soulful, melodic, tasteful and pleasing to the ear. Deon is a member of the Songwriter's Association of Washington (SAW), The Washington Area Music Association (WAMA), ASCAP and the DC Blues Society.

For booking and information:
(202) 271-7611

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