April 23, 2016 – Radio Afrique Presents Imarhan with DJs Rani D, Son Zoo & Dexter Story – The Del Monte Speakeasy, Venice, CA

Dexter Story DJs and co-presents the Algerian group IMARHAN with the Radio Afrique collective at The Del Monte Speakeasy on Saturday, April 23. Imarhan, meaning ‘the ones I care about,’ started out around 2008, a loose collection of friends who began to play together. Their reflects their cultural and generational background; dry guitar riffs, pop melodies and…

April 1, 2 and 3, 2016 – Go: Organic Orchestra under the direction of Adam Rudolph – Electric Lodge, Venice, CA

Dexter Story performs miscellaneous drum set / percussion with Adam Rudolph’s Go: Organic Orchestra at The Electric Lodge in Venice on April 1, 2 & 3. Adam Rudolph (born September 12, 1955) is a jazz composer and percussionist performing in the post-bop and world fusion media,[1] probably most notable to date for his work with Yusef Lateef.[2] Rudolph has released several albums as leader and has also recorded with…

Carlos Niño Announces New Album ‘Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!’ and First Single “It’s All Happening!” – Pitchfork.com, Worldwide

Dexter Story performs on new Carlos Niño album Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening! on Leaving Records and first single “It’s Happening!” Slated for release on April 22, the album features Madlib, Kamasi Washington, Flying Lotus collaborator Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and new age legend Iasos. The announcement was made via Pitchfork.com on March 14.Los Angeles producer, composer, and arranger Carlos Niño has announced…

Girma Yifrashewa – “The Shepherd with the Flute” Video Launch on Vimeo

Dexter Story with partners Radio Afrique and Azla Vegan launch video of Girma Yifrashewa performing “The  Shepherd with the Flute” live in South Pasadena, CA on March 25. GIRMA YIFRASHEWA – “The Shepherd with the Flute” Recorded March 25, 2015, live at The Carriage House in South Pasadena, CA. Presented by Radio Afrique, Azla Vegan…

March 12, 2016 – Project World Drum Live @ So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis Opening Reception – William Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dexter Story performs bass guitar and percussion with Marcus L. Miller’s Project World Drum at the opening reception of William Grant Still Art Center’s ‘So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis.’ This installation is the 8th Annual Exhibition in WGSAC’s African-American Composers Exhibition & Music Education Series featuring archival recordings, magazines, posters, original photographs, and collected discography  of 107…

February 26, 2016 – Metro Arts Presents Dexter Story & Wondem Live – Waiting Room, Union Station, Los Angeles, CA

Dexter Story & Wondem perform live in the beautiful waiting room of Los Angeles’ Union Station on Friday, February 26. The free late afternoon concert will feature selections from Dexter Story’s recent Soundway Records release ‪#‎Wondem‬ as well as new original compositions. On Friday, February 26, the Wondem ensemble will proudly feature the following musicians in the Union Station…