August 23, 2017 – Kamasi Washington Live Opening for Herbie Hancock – Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA

Dexter Story sings in the choir with Kamasi Washington live at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, August 23. Kamasi opens his first solo bowl show for the master Herbie Hancock with live strings, choir and the West Coast Get Down.

Kamasi and Herbie


Continually re-imagining jazz, the ever-ingenious Oscar- and multiple Grammy-winning pianist Herbie Hancock will bring his newest mind-blowing explorations to life with his amazing new band. L.A. native Kamasi Washington’s groundbreaking debut album The Epic and his stunning live performances around the world have brought the legacy of 20th century jazz to a new cohort of millennial hip-hop fans and more.

Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.

Questions? Call the Box Office at 323.850.2000 or visit


September 23, 2014 – Rumer Willis Live (Tuesdays) – The Sayers Club, Hollywood, CA

Have the honor of occasionally playing drum set with actress / vocalist Rumor Willis at The Sayers Club on Tuesdays. This past Tuesday (September 23), Rumor delighted the midnight Sayers crowd with an acoustic-leaning set that befits her. Joel Taylor plays keys and guitar, Nick Maybury plays guitar, Mike Eyia plays woodwinds and bandleader and Sayers Club music director Nick Rosen plays bass and acoustic guitar.

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Rumer Willis Live
The Sayers Club
1645 Wilcox Avenue
Hollywood, CA

August 22, 2014 – The Jim Bianco Big Band Live – Hotel Café, Hollywood, CA

Playing drum set in the 12-piece Jim Bianco Big Band at Hotel Café on Friday, August 22.

Jim Bianco
Bianco is a founding member of the Hotel Café scene, the popular venue in Los Angeles credited with the renaissance of the Los Angeles singer/songwriter movement. With antics such as building a catwalk onto his stage and leaping offstage into the crowd to perform from the middle of the room, Bianco’s performances played an integral part in shaping the club’s reputation as it grew in popularity in Hollywood and beyond. With Hotel Café as his jumping-off point, Bianco went on to tour the country and the world with performers such as Squeeze, Shelby Lynne, Loudon Wainwright III and many more.

The Jim Bianco Big Band
August 22, 2014
9:00 PM
The Hotel Café
1623 Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
United States

Pre-Sale Price: $13.00
Service Charge: $2.50
Pre-Sales Close Aug 22, 2014 6:00 PM

Doors Open: 8:00 PM
Ages: 21 and up


December 31, 2013 – New Year’s Eve Celebration at Acabar Restaurant – Hollywood, CA

Playing with a percussion trio for Acabar’s New Year’s Eve Tribal Disco celebration on Tuesday, December 31 (featuring Marcus L. Miller and Te’Amir Yohannes Sweeney). Other entertainment highlights include fire eaters, tribal dancers and DJ Wiseacre.

Acabar NYE

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New Year’s Eve Tribal Disco Celebration
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Dinner: 6pm – until
Entertainment: 9pm – 2am
Acabar Restaurant
1510 N. Stanley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 876-1400
$50 Per Person

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October 29, 2013 – Jason Scoppa Presents Rumer Willis Live – The Sayers Club, Hollywood, CA

Playing drum set with vocalist / actress Rumer Willis on Tuesday, October 29 (tonight) at The Sayers Club in Hollywood. Music director / bassist Nick Rosen leads the backing band featuring Nick Maybury on guitar, Joel Taylor on keys, Mike Eyia on saxophone and yours truly.

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Rumer Willis Live
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Guest List Available
The Sayers Club
1645 Wilcox Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

October 19, 2013 – Jason Scoppa Presents The Sayers Club featuring DJ Anthony Valadez – The Sayers Club, Hollywood, CA

Playing drum set accompaniment with DJ Anthony Valadez at party maestro Jason Scoppa’s The Sayers Club in Hollywood on Saturday, October 19, 2013. (We play at 12am so it is Sunday, October 20, 2013).

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Jason Scoppa Presents
The Sayers Club
Featuring DJ Anthony Valadez
and Dexter Story
1645 Wilcox Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
12 – 1am