April 30, 2017 – The 33rd Annual Asian Pacific Film Festival Presents The Bronzeville, Little Tokyo Concert – Union Center for the Arts Courtyard, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA

Dexter Story performs his original music “The Afro-Asiatic Suite” with the Bronzeville Union quintet at the Bronzeville, Little Tokyo event on Sunday, April 30. The band features Josef Leimberg on trumpet, Josh Johnson on alto saxophone, Mark de Clive-Lowe on piano, Trevor Ware on acoustic bass and Dexter Story on drums.

Festival Art

Bronzeville Little TokyoThe spirit of Bronzeville comes to life with live jazz by The Bronzeville Union (Dexter Story, Josef Leimberg, Josh Johnson, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Trevor Ware), excerpts of the play “Bronzeville” by Robey Theatre Company featuring Nikia Chaney and Clarence “Chazz” Ross, and viewing stations for the VR animation “Bronze, Brass, Jazz”.

* Hosted by Alison De La Cruz & Kathie Foley-Meyer
* Altar for Bronzeville & Little Tokyo, by Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan
* Coffee by Cafe’ Santo

Union Center for the Arts, Courtyard
120 Judge John Aiso Street, LA, CA 90012
SUN, 4/30 | 6−9:30PM

http://www.fffmedia.com/bronzeville

http://festival.vconline.org/2017/films/bronzeville/

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

FAMILY REUNION | jawfamily.com
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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Ticket pre-sale available on residentadvisor.net | eventim.de | koka36.de

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FULL LINE UP
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

https://askhelmut.com/events/2016-11-19-20-00-prince-charles-family-reunion-5

November 17, 2016 – Carlos Niño & Friends Live – Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dexter Story plays percussion and synth with Carlos Niño & Friends ensemble at Copenhagen’s Jazzhouse on Thursday, November 17. This concert is the 4th in a series of shows supporting Niño’s Leaving Records release ‘Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!’
maxresdefault-carlosFlutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!, out now on Leaving/Stones Throw Records, is the fourth in an ongoing series of highly collaborative records by Carlos & Friends, and features Iasos, Madlib, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Kamasi Washington, Luis Pérez Ixoneztli, Dexter Story, and more. FEIAH was recorded in California – mostly in the greater Los Angeles area, with Iasos’ contributions coming from up North in Marin County. The material spans a number of years, through to March 2015.
The live incarnation, available for selective shows worldwide throughout 2016,  finds Carlos and his band of top-deck players tweaking and stretching the album compositions into fresh and glorious shapes, bursting with percussive colour and adaptable to high-grade theatre/jazz club environments as much as sweaty below-stairs beat sessions like LA’s seminal Low End Theory.

Carlos Niño – klokker, bjælder, bækkener, gonger og percussion
Dexter Story – percussion, synth
Jamire Williams – trommer
Josh Johnson – alt-saxofon, fløjte, tangenter
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – femstrenget violin

Carlos Niño & Friends Live
Thursday, November 17, 2016
JAZZHOUSE
Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10
DK-1153 København K
Tlf.: 3315 4700
info@jazzhouse.dk

http://www.jazzhouse.dk/jazzklub/carlos-ni%C3%B1o-friends-us

November 16, 2016 – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: Suite for Ma Dukes + Carlos Niño and Friends, hosted by Gilles Peterson and Worldwide FM – EFG London Jazz Festival, Barbican, London, UK

Dexter Story plays percussion on Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s “Suite for Ma Dukes” special reprise performance at the Barbican in London, England on Wednesday, November 16. Story will also perform with Carlos Niño & Friends opening set.
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screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-2-26-44-pmIn the 10th anniversary year of his untimely death, the music of American producer, DJ and Rapper J Dilla is reinvented as a radical take on contemporary chamber music by LA composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and producer Carlos Niño, backed by a 17-piece ensemble.

Cited as an influence on everyone from Mos Def to Flying Lotus, J Dilla’s compositions were years ahead of their time, bursting with unusual samples lifted from their original context and used to create entirely new music, with tricky rhythms and complex time signatures. Starting out as a studio project between Atwood-Ferguson and Niño, Suite for Ma Dukes rearranges Dilla’s music for live instruments, highlighting the breadth and depth of his compositions and showing just how versatile and intricate his music is even when translated into a wholly different musical language.

The perfect artist to tackle re-arranging J Dilla’s sprawling compositions, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s own CV covers an immense amount of musical experience – having worked with everyone from Outkast, Flying Lotus and Gilles Peterson to Sly Stone and Ray Charles, Wayne Shorter and Mulatu Astatke. Carlos Niño’s list of past collaborators covers similar ground – from A Tribe Called Quest to Afrika Bambaata, Gil Scott-Heron to Yusef Lateef.

Carlos Niño and his touring band will open the show, performing his swirling, mesmerising music which blurs the boundaries between classical and electronic worlds.

This eagerly-anticipated performance will be hosted by Gilles Peterson and Worldwide FM, Gilles’s new radio platform for the shape-shifting diversity of global music.

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: Suite for Ma Dukes + Carlos Niño and Friends
Hosted by Gilles Peterson and Worldwide FM
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
7:30pm
The Barbican Centre
Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
UK

https://www.barbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?ID=20157

November 13, 2016 – Carlos Niño & Friends Live – The Sugar Club, Dublin, Ireland

Dexter Story plays keys and percussion with Carlos Niño & Friends ensemble at The Sugar Club in Dublin, Ireland on Sunday, November 13. This is the 2nd date on a European tour with Carlos Niño and his band supporting the release of Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening! on Leaving Records.
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Carlos Niño & Friends

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).

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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

http://www.ueberjazz.com/en/artists/carlos-nino-friends/

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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DWIGHT TRIBLE’S ALTERNATE ANGLES
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 NIÑO & FRIENDS
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: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/1…

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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 http://www.jaccc.org/littletokyoconce…