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DEXTER STANLEY-TAUVAO

DRUMMER, COMPOSER, EDUCATOR

Photo: Bebop Ryu, Berlin, 2019

Upcoming Events

  • Dexter Stanley-Tauvao Master's Recital
    Dexter Stanley-Tauvao Master's Recital
    Tue, May 14
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC
    May 14, 2024, 3:00 PM – May 15, 2024, 4:30 PM
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    May 14, 2024, 3:00 PM – May 15, 2024, 4:30 PM
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    I present my Master's Recital at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, NYC! Program: (TBC) Whatcha Doin'? Away 2nd Street Samba - Jeff Hamilton Jannowitzbrücke Whisper Not - Benny Golson Trawler's Blues Work Song Featuring: Yu-Chen Tseng - Piano Mason O'Donnell - Bass
  • Nick Cavoli Quartet at Fiction Bar
    Nick Cavoli Quartet at Fiction Bar
    Sat, Jan 27
    Fiction Bar and Café
    Jan 27, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jan 29, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Fiction Bar and Café, 308 Hooper St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    Jan 27, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jan 29, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Fiction Bar and Café, 308 Hooper St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    Joining Nick Cavoli (Berlin, DE) on his North American Tour this January, tonight at the Fiction Bar and Café, Brooklyn. Jam session open to musicians third set! Trumpet: Nick Cavoli Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Nick Cavoli Quartet at Winnie's Jazz Bar
    Nick Cavoli Quartet at Winnie's Jazz Bar
    Fri, Jan 26
    Winnie's Jazz Bar
    Jan 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jan 27, 2024, 9:00 PM
    Winnie's Jazz Bar, 63 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Jan 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jan 27, 2024, 9:00 PM
    Winnie's Jazz Bar, 63 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Joining Nick Cavoli (Berlin, DE) on his North American Tour this January, tonight at Winnie's Jazz Bar, NYC Trumpet: Nick Cavoli Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Yu-Chen Tseng Trio EP Recording
    Yu-Chen Tseng Trio EP Recording
    Wed, Dec 20
    Scholes Street Studio
    Dec 20, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Scholes Street Studio, 375 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    Dec 20, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Scholes Street Studio, 375 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    Recording the EP of rising jazz pianist Yu-Chen Tseng at the Scholes Street Studio, Brooklyn Piano: Yu-Chen Tseng Bass: Mason O`Donnell Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Danni Wu EP Recording
    Danni Wu EP Recording
    Fri, Dec 15
    Scholes Street Studio
    Dec 15, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Scholes Street Studio, 375 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    Dec 15, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Scholes Street Studio, 375 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    Recording the EP of upcoming jazz vocalist, Danni Wu Vocals: Danni Wu Guitar: Yu-Chieh Chen Trombone: Kazuho Murakami Piano: Yu-Chen Tseng Bass: Mason O`Donnell Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Yansong Chen Masters Recital
    Yansong Chen Masters Recital
    Thu, Dec 07
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC
    Dec 07, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Dec 07, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Joining Yansong Chen for his Masters Recial at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, New York! Guitar: Yansong Chen Piano: Wa Gao Bass: Yuhang Jiang Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Jason Knuckles Masters Recital
    Jason Knuckles Masters Recital
    Tue, Nov 21
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC
    Nov 21, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Nov 21, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Joining saxophonist Jason Knuckles for his Masters Recital at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College
  • Walter Wisniewski and Friends
    Walter Wisniewski and Friends
    Tue, Nov 14
    Gathering of Light
    Nov 14, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Gathering of Light, 203 E Pulaski Rd, Huntington Station, NY 11746, USA
    Nov 14, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Gathering of Light, 203 E Pulaski Rd, Huntington Station, NY 11746, USA
    Joining Walter Wisniewski and Friends at the Gathering of Light
  • Javier Jbara and Friends
    Javier Jbara and Friends
    Sat, Oct 28
    Penny Jo's Uptown
    Oct 28, 2023, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Penny Jo's Uptown, 3898 Broadway, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Oct 28, 2023, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Penny Jo's Uptown, 3898 Broadway, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Joining Javier Jbara and friends at Penny Jo's Uptown! Vocals: Arianna Jbara, Donovan Long Piano: Javier Jbara Bass: Mason O'Donnell Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Thu, Oct 19
    Farm to People
    Oct 19, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Oct 19, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Joining Stefano Battaglia at Farm to People Trumpet: Daniel Sky Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Thu, Oct 12
    Farm to People
    Oct 12, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Oct 12, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Joining Stefano Battaglia at Farm to People Trumpet: Daniel Sky Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Thu, Oct 05
    Farm to People
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Joining Stefano Battaglia at Farm to People Trumpet: Daniel Sky Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Stefano Battaglia Quartet
    Thu, Sep 28
    Farm to People
    Sep 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Sep 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Joining the Stefano Battaglia Quartet at Farm to People Trumpet: Daniel Sky Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Nick Cavoli Quintet
    Nick Cavoli Quintet
    Thu, Sep 28
    Farm to People
    Sep 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Sep 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Joining the Nick Cavoli on his New York tour at Farm to People Trumpet: Nick Cavoli Piano: Oto Gvardjančič Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Yu-Chen Tseng Masters Recital
    Yu-Chen Tseng Masters Recital
    Thu, Sep 28
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC
    Sep 28, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Sep 28, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Choral Room, Queens College, NYC, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Joining Yu-Chen Tseng for his Masters Recital at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, New York! Piano: Yu-Chen Tseng Bass: Mason O'Donnell Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Nick Cavoli Quartet at Silvana
    Nick Cavoli Quartet at Silvana
    Wed, Sep 27
    Silvana
    Sep 27, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Silvana, 300 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026, USA
    Sep 27, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Silvana, 300 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026, USA
    Joining the Nick Cavoli on his New York tour at Silvana, Harlem Trumpet: Nick Cavoli Piano: Oto Gvardjančič Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Cookie Stephenson Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao
  • Nick Cavoli Quartet at Fiction Bar
    Nick Cavoli Quartet at Fiction Bar
    Sat, Sep 23
    Fiction Bar and Café
    Sep 23, 2023, 9:00 PM – Sep 24, 2023, 12:00 AM
    Fiction Bar and Café, 308 Hooper St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    Sep 23, 2023, 9:00 PM – Sep 24, 2023, 12:00 AM
    Fiction Bar and Café, 308 Hooper St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    Joining the Nick Cavoli on his New York tour at the Fiction Bar and Café, Brooklyn Trumpet: Nick Cavoli Piano: Oto Gvardjančič Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao Third set open to musicians!
  • Nick Cavoli Quintet
    Nick Cavoli Quintet
    Thu, Sep 21
    Farm to People
    Sep 21, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Sep 21, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Farm to People, 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    Joining the Nick Cavoli on his New York tour at Farm to People Trumpet: Nick Cavoli Piano: Oto Gvardjančič Guitar: Floyd Ding Bass: Stefano Battaglia Drums: Dexter Stanley-Tauvao

LAST TIME YOU HEARD ME

highlights of recent engagements

- currently featuring -

Yu-Chen Tseng Trio at Queens College

Yu-Chen Tseng - Piano

Mason O'Donnell - Bass

Dexter Stanley-Tauvao - Drums

Live at the Choral Room, Queens College, NYC

Sep 28th, 2023

Hear a collection of my performances below:

Dexter Stanley-Tauvao

Dexter Stanley-Tauvao

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EQUIPMENT AND ENDORSEMENTS

Dexter Stanley-Tauvao is a Bosphorus artist

Dexter currently uses:

Bosphorus 22" Custom Turk Ride Cymbal

Bosphorus 20" Hammer Series Ride Cymbal

Bosphorus 14" Traditional Series Hi-hats

Bosphorus I Best_edited.jpg

Photo: Elijah Reed (@celestial.pho)