March 3, 2018 – Mark de Clive-Lowe Presents The Creator Has a Master Plan Live: Celebrating the music of Pharoah Sanders – Spirithaus Gallery, Oakland, CA

Dexter Story plays drums for Mark de Clive-Lowe Presents The Creator Has A Master Plan live in Oakland at Spirithaus Gallery on March 3, 2018.

Creator Master Plan

Mark de Clive-Lowe Presents The Creator Has A Master Plan

Teodross Avery
Dwight Trible
Carlos Niño
Brandon Owens
Dexter Story

March 3, 2018

Spirithaus Gallery
2217 Adeline Street
West Oakland, CA
8pm and 10:30pm

November 20, 2016 – Carlos Niño & Friends Live – Fasching, Stockholm, Sweden

Dexter Story plays keys and percussion with Carlos Niño & Friends live at Stockholm’s Fasching music venue on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The band features Carlos Niño – Bells, Chimes, Cymbals, Gong, and Percussion, Jamire Williams – Drum Set, Josh Johnson – Alto Saxophone, Flute and Keys, Dwight Trible – vocals and Miguel Atwood Ferguson – strings
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November 19, 2016 – JAW Family Reunion | Theo Parrish, Carlos Niño & Dwight Trible Live, Rabih Beaini, Amila Ase, Abuld Forsyth – Prince Charles, Berlin, Germany

Dexter Story performs keys and percussion with Dwight Trible and Carlos Niño at Prince Charles venue in Berlin, Germany on Saturday, November 19 for the JAW Family Reunion.
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Carlos Nino & Friends (Leaving Records_Los Angeles) w/ Dwight Trible (live)
Abdul Forsyth (Plastic People_London)
Rabih Beaini (Morphine Records_Berlin)
Theo Parrish (Sound Signature_Detroit) 6h set

Carlos Nino – percussions
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – viola
Josh Johnson – sax & flute
Dexter Story – keys
Jamire Williams – drums
Dwight Trible – vocals

It´s been ten years. Ten years of friendship and love for the music that drives us and the musicians who create it. So many memories & people to thank along the way, who helped & inspired J.A.W. Born and raised in Paris, we found a second home in Berlin. Some new friends too. After over a decade on earth, it feels right to celebrate with you all & a bunch of artists who matters for J.A.W. So let´s gather in November during six rendez-vous around music, the love of vinyl, friendship, good food & natural wine. This is Family Reunion!

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Nov 08 | Robert Glasper Experiment x Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah live (Yaam) Berlin
Nov 11 |Gogo Penguin live (Binuu) Berlin
Nov 17 | Theo Parrish all night, Yussef Kamal 4tet live (La Machine) Paris
Nov 18 | Carlos Nino, Floating Points, Hunee, Red Greg, Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids live (Prince Charles) Berlin
Nov 19 | Amila ASE, Theo Parrish, Rabih Beaini, Abdul Forsyth, Carlos Nino & friends feat. Dwight Trible live (Prince Charles) Berlin
Nov 20 | Motor City Drum Ensemble, Gilles Peterson, Sadar Bahar, KC The Funkaholic, Yussef Kamaal 4tet live, Jameszoo 4tet live (Prince Charles) Berlin

November 12, 2016 – Carlos Niño & Friends Live – Überjazz Festival, Hamburg, Germany

Dexter Story plays keys and percussion with Carlos Niño & Friends band at the popular Überjazz Festival in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday, November 12. The band features Carlos Niño (perc), Dwight Trible (voc), Miguel Atwood-Ferguson (vn) Dexter Story (keys), Josh Johnson (sax, fl), and Jamire Williams (dr).


Los Angeles-bred Carlos Niño is the exalted producer, composer, percussionist, DJ, ensemble orchestrator and mentor who has traversed the multitude of music scenes the city has birthed within the last two decades. The live incarnation of his latest album „Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!“ finds Carlos and his band of top-deck players Josh Johnson, Dexter Story, Jamire Williams, Dwight Trible and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson tweaking and stretching the album compositions into fresh and glorious shapes.

Carlos Niño & Friends Live
ÜberJazz Festival
Kampnagel Venue
Hamburg, Germany
Saturday, November 12, 2016

July 24, 2016 – JACCC Presents Dwight Trible’s Alternate Angles + Carlos Niño & Friends – James Irvine Japanese Garden, Little Tokyo, DTLA, CA

Dexter Story plays drum set with Dwight Trible’s Alternate Angles and Carlos Niño & Friends at
the James Irvine Japanese Garden in Little Tokyo DTLA on Sunday, July 24, 2016. The first set features Carlos Niño on percussion and Josh  Johnson on alto saxophone. The second set features Dwight Trible, Maia, Christopher Garcia and special guest Miguel Atwood-Ferguson.
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Alternate Angles is a highly creative, fully improvisational, depth exploration. The band, founded in January 2015, by acclaimed Spiritual Jazz Singer Dwight Trible, is currently finishing their debut full-length record. Experience primal, intuitive, expansive, vibrational, healing offerings that are as much Soul Music as they are Avant-Garde. Alternate Angles is Dwight Trible, Maia, Christopher Garcia, & Carlos Niño.

Carlos Gabriel Niño is an internationally celebrated producer, arranger, composer, musician, radio host, DJ, music consultant, writer, poet, and event organizer, based in his hometown of Woodland Hills, California. He has been an important force in the contemporary independent music scene since 1995. A prolific artist, Niño has been involved in the production of more than 100 records and has toured with various bands and as a DJ throughout Europe, Japan and the United States. Currently he leads his group Carlos Niño & Friends who are celebrating the release of Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening! on Leaving Records.

+ Dublab DJ GIFTED & BLESSED (GB) between sets.

SUNDAY, 07/24/16 | 5-9pm | 21+ | Purchase tickets/more info:…

Returning for its second season, the Little Tokyo Concert Series honors the intimate, outdoor and natural setting as an ideal environment to experience good music up close. With a diverse lineup of LA’s hottest acts, each night will be a unique and exciting way to wrap your weekends. After selling out each concert last year, we are thrilled to bring this series back to Los Angeles with a fresh line-up, here in the heart of Little Tokyo.

Indulge in sake and soba bar for a taste of Little Tokyo. Visit and experience the magic hours of the summer in great company…

For info on the other concerts in the series, visit…

May 7, 2016 – Dwight Trible Band Live @ Halfway There: Community Celebration – Leimert Park Village, Los Angeles, CA

Dexter Story performs drum set with Dwight Trible Band at the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project’s Halfway There Community Celebration on May 7, 2016.12512733_868544476607109_788146027743628198_nJoin us for the Halfway There Community Celebration!

Saturday, May 7, 2016
10A to 4P
Leimert Park Village
4395 Leimert Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008

Metro is hosting a community celebration, as we approach the halfway mark on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. We thank the community for your patience and continued support as we achieve this significant milestone. Anticipated activities include:

> Performances by local musical artists
> Kids zone
> Marketplace
> Metro and Contractor employment opportunities
> Small business resources
> Sustainability resources

March 22, 2015 – Carlos Niño Presents The Cosmic Band Connection Live on Spaceways Radio Finale – KPFK 90.7 (Spaceways Radio)

Playing drum set with The Cosmic Band Connection in support of Carlos Niño’s last Spaceways Radio broadcast on 90.7 KPFK. The broadcast is 10p to 12a on Sunday, March 22, 2015.
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with Roy and MaxSunday, March 22, 2015
Spaceways Radio FINALE

Hour 1 – Live Performance by:
The Spaceways Radio / Cosmic Band Connection
and Yours Truly Percussion and Recitation of NamesHour 2 – DJ Set by: J.ROCC
10:00pm – Midnight PACIFIC

KPFK 90.7FM Los Angeles

Carlos Niño – KPFK Volunteer Programmer 1995 – 2015

This will mark 20 Years of Volunteer Programming at KPFK for me.
It’s been an incredible experience! I’m truly grateful for the extended
opportunity to grow and share on the air! So much wonderful Music
and LOVE! Wow! Thank you so much for the magical journey!

August 24, 2014 – KKJZ Presents The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring The Legacy of Billy Higgins – The Ford Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Co-producing the 2nd annual concert benefitting the World Stage performance space in Leimert Park at The Ford Theatre on Sunday, August 24. This year’s concert is The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring The Legacy of Billy Higgins and features performances by woodwind master Bennie Maupin, vocalist diva Carmen Lundy, pianist icon Patrice Rushen, the inimitable Dwight Trible, poet laureates Kamau Daaood and Jaha Zainabu, colossal saxophone talent Kamasi Washington and international recording artist and icon Hubert Laws. KKJZ is the official sponsor of the event.

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KKJZ Presents
The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring The Legacy of Billy Higgins
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Bennie Maupin
Carmen Lundy
Dwight Trible
Hubert Laws
Kamau Daaood
Kamasi Washington
Jaha Zainabu
Patrice Rushen
Music Director: John Beasley
Host: LeRoy Downs
DJ Mark Maxwell

John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Cahuenga Blvd E,
Los Angeles, CA 90068

August 2, 2014 – People Get Ready: A Live Soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement – Grand Performances, California Plaza, Downtown LA, CA

Music directing and co-producing People Get Ready: A Live Soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement at Grand Performances on Saturday, August 2.
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FREE summer concerts in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles

Dexter Story & Jonathan Rudnick bring you


A vital, stirring and heartwarming Celebration of the Civil Rights Movement & 50 years of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 of Freedom and Equality with a powerful ensemble performing striking new renditions of the anthems that defiantly brought about change in the USA!


MAIYA SYKES vocals, choir director

ALBERTO LOPEZ percussion
DAMON AARON effects, voices
KENNETH CROUCH piano, keys


DEXTER STORY music director

+ Very Special Guests

Produced by Jonathan Rudnick and Dexter Story, the team that brought you the uplifting Celebrations of Peace Go With You Gil for GIL SCOTT-HERON and Young Gifted & Nina for NINA SIMONE.


Complimentary bike valet on the Upper Plaza 

Directions + parking:
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May 3, 2014 – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Birthday Concert – The Blue Whale, Little Tokyo, CA

Playing percussion with the Miguel Atwood-Ferguson 16-piece ensemble celebrating his birthday at The Blue Whale on Saturday, May 3. Confirmed musicians include Chris Lea (flute), Gavin Templeton (alto sax/clarinet), Mike Rocha (trumpet), Kamasi Washington (tenor sax), Garrett Smith (trombone), Sam Barsh (keys), Gabe Noel (bass), Jamire Williams (drums), Carlos Niño (percussion). Special Guests include The Gaslamp Killer (turntables), Moses Sumney (vocals), Dwight Trible (vocals), Tatiana Parra (vocals), Joey Dosik (vocals), Steve Ferguson (piano), Vardan Ovsepian (keys).

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Birthday Concert
Saturday, May 3, 2014
The Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St #301
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 620-0908

August 18, 2013 – The World Stage Presents Jazz Masters Benefit Concert and Tribute to Kenny Burrell – Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA

Co-producing the World Stage Presents Jazz Masters Benefit Concert and Tribute to Kenny Burrell on Sunday, August 18 at The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The show features performances by The Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra Unlimited w/ Kenny Burrell, Gretchen Parlato, Monk’estra under the direction of John Beasley, Dwight Trible, Lee Ritenour and Georgia Anne Muldrow.

The World Stage Presents Jazz Masters Benefit Concert and Tribute to Kenny Burrell
Sunday, August 18, 2013
5pm Doors / 6pm Show
Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Cahuenga Blvd East,
Hollywood, CA 90068
Tickets: $35 / $50 / $65

July 5, 2013 – Young Gifted and Nina: A Tribute to Nina Simone – Grand Performances, California Plaza, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Music directing Young Gifted and Nina at Grand Performances on Friday, July 5, 2013.


We are particularly honored in this 80th birthday year of The High Priestess of Soul, to celebrate one of the most extraordinary artists and icons of American music, the inimitable Nina Simone. A fiery, passionate, revolutionary and uncompromising artist and storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love throughout her magnificent body of work.

Young, Gifted, and Nina is a must-see tribute to one of the most distinguished and beloved artist of our time featuring a powerful and dynamic lineup of:

Dwight Trible
Georgia Anne Muldrow
Jimetta Rose
Joi Gilliam
Patrice Quinn
Sonja Marie
Waberi Jordan
Alan Lightner – percussion & steel pan
Carlos Niño – percussion
JP Maramba – acoustic & electric bass
Jacques Lesure – guitar
Jamire Williams – drums
Joey Dosik – wurlitzer, organ, alto saxophone
Steve Nalepa – visual narrative
Vardan Ovsepian – piano, synthesizer
Special Guest: Ron Bishop – piano
+ Jeremy Sole KCRW – special invocation DJ set
and surprise guests

Music directed by multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story and curated by producer Jonathan Rudnick.

*Complimentary bike valet will be available on the Upper Plaza

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February 21, 2013 – Art of Jazz to Jazz: A Legacy in Music & Dance w/ Jazz Antigua Dance & Music Ensemble – Harbeson Hall, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

Playing drum set and providing commentary with Jazz Antigua Dance & Music Ensemble on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Pasadena City College. The band includes vocalist/music director Dwight Trible, bassist Trevor Ware and pianist Billy McCoy.


As part of its celebration of Black History Month, Pasadena City College is proud to present “Art of Jazz to Jazz: A Legacy in Music & Dance” featuring the Jazz Antigua Dance & Music Ensemble on Feb. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Harbeson Hall.

Founded in 1993, Jazz Antigua Dance & Music Ensemble celebrates the jazz tradition as a vital thread in the cultural fabric of African-American history and heritage, and as a defining element of the American experience.

The company’s mission is to increase awareness of and appreciation for jazz as an American legacy. Artistic director and choreographer Pat Taylor blends her love of jazz and blues music, as well as visual art and spoken word to create Jazz Antigua’s own brand of jazz theater with a distinctive historical perspective.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Beverly Tate, campus diversity coordinator, at (626) 585-7653.

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106

February 18, 2013 – Dexter Story “Seasons” Album Release Date (CD/iTunes) – Kindred Spirits, Worldwide

New album entitled “Seasons” on Kindred Spirits releases on December 10, 2012 on vinyl and February 18, 2013 digitally and on CD. The full length album produced by DJ/radio host/composer/Aquarian Carlos Nino features musicians and vocalists Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Mark de Clive-Lowe, i_Ced, Gaby Hernandez, Jimetta Rose Smith, Erik Rico, Allakoi Peete, Damon Aaron, Surya Botofasina, Derf Reklaw, Alan Lightner, Dwight Trible, Nichelle Monroe, Kamasi Washington, Seymour Liberty and more. Categorize under “from the heart and soul.”


Dexter Story Seasons Album Cover (Kindred Spirits)
Dexter Story Seasons Album Cover (Kindred Spirits)

February 18, 2013 – Dexter Story “Seasons” Album Release Date (CD/iTunes) – Kindred Spirits Worldwide

Commentary: I am grateful to everyone involved with this project and I look forward to performing the songs live for you soon. This was a labor of love and I especially thank Kees & Boye of Kindred Spirits, my dear friend and colleague Carlos Nino and all of the musicians, arrangers and vocalists on the record.

February 15, 2013 – Dwight Trible Ensemble Live – Friday Night Fish Fry, 2nd Baptist Church, Los Angeles, CA

Playing drum set with legendary vocalist Dwight Trible at 2nd Baptist Church’s Friday Night Fish Fry on Friday, February 15.


Friday, February 15, 2013
Free Admission
Free Parking
2nd Baptist Church Friday Night Fish Fry
2412 Griffith Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90011