Midnight In A Perfect World: Dexter Story

Midnight In A Perfect World
07/09/2019
Alex Ruder

Dexter Story is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, music director and producer based in Los Angeles. He's had a varied career in the music industry, including stints as the marketing director at Priority and Def Jam Records, product manager for Snoop Dogg, and repping Meshell Ndegeocello. As a solo artist, he's released two full-length albums that blend jazz, funk and soul with various East African styles, most recently releasing his sophomore album Bahir back in March on Soundway Records. In addition to his musical endeavors, he's also an Artist in Residence and Event Producer at Community Coalition of South Los Angeles, a community organizing and advocacy non-profit, and a first-year M.A. student at UCLA in their African Studies department. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a vibrant and timeless journey through global soul, funk, jazz, and more.

ARTIST SONG
Midnight in a Perfect World Intro
Idrissa Diop & Cheikh Tidiane Tall Bamba
Beny Moré Yiri Yiri Bon
Eskill & Vicky Ecoute Ma Mélodie
Gnonnas Pedro La Musica En Verité
Orchestra OK Jazz Micorrason
Mulatu Astatke I Faram Gami I Faram
Idrissa Diop & Cheikh Tidiane Tall (Le Sahel) Caridad
Africando Yay Boy
Gnonnas Pedro et ses Dadjes Dadje Von o Von Non
Gnonnas Pedro Yiri Yiri Boum
El Rego E Nan Mian Nuku
Gnonnas Pedro and his Dadjes Band International Adigbedoto
Laba Sosseh and Star Band de Dakar El Manisero
Amara Touré Salamouti
Orchestra Baobab Thiely
Amadou Ballaké La Voiture D'Occasion
Le Grand Kalle African Jazz Mokili Mobimba

Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP’s weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Midnight in a Perfect World is made possible with support from New Belgium Brewing.

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