Beginning in the mid 90s when he went on a 2 1/2 yr walk-about, playing with bands and artists from Tijuana to Buenos Aires. During this time Dexter visited Brazil for 10 months, where he recorded with Beth Carvalho, a popular figure in the samba world and then met the late Thiago de Mello, a talented composer/percussionist who in a previous life had been a soccer coach for a top division soccer club in Brazil.
Sat04Apr20157:00 pmBroadway Music School 1940 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210 (303) 777-0833
El Yesfi Samir presents his originals with Sandra Wong, Dexter Payne, Brett Bowen. Andalusian, Arabic, Algerian, Gnawa and Flamenco rhumba music from Morocco in an intimate concert. Details coming soon. Discounted tickets in advance at http://www.broadwaymusicschool.com/
Wed08Apr201512-1pmBoulder Public Library
Let the day (week, month!) go its own way and take time for you. A very special group of musicians tune into the moment and everyone feels the resonance. Or eats their lunch and rests their bones... (2nd Wed of every month)
Thu09Apr20157:00 pmCaffe Solé 637 S Broadway St (at Table Mesa Ave), Boulder, CO 80305,
DPQ featuring Bill Kopper, Dave WIlley, Victor Mestas, Raoul Rossiter started as a quartet 10 years ago, now with a 4 star reviewed CD in DownBeat Magazine. It's pretty much a miracle this band is still playing here once a month - testament to your support and enthusiasm! (Always the 2nd Thursday of the month)
Four nights of jazz by a talented and diverse collection of local and used-to-be local MT musicians. More details as the date approaches.
Sat02May20158:00 pmDairy Center for the Arts, Boulder CO
Incredibly talented acting troop improvises enactments of audience true stories. Dexter improvises the sound track for this event only a few times each year!
Sun10May201510am-noonTagawa Gardens, 7711 South Parker Road, Centennial CO
Nokuthula is a band rooted in the marimba and mbira traditions of the Shona people of Zimbabwe, led by Andre Mallinger.
Sun28Jun20151pm & 7pmDairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
Dexter Payne Quintet in panel and performance.