Photo by Paul Miller

Photo by Paul Miller

Discover the intoxicating and uplifting music of multipercussionist/bandleader/recording artist Ian Dogole. Since 1980, Ian and his rotating cast of collaborators have forged a musical melting pot that draws upon the creative improvised musical journeys of innovators such as Randy Weston, Woody Shaw, Thelonious Monk and others, while blending in elements of the rich indigenous musical traditions from around the globe. 

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Randy Weston (arr. Ian Dogole & Frank Martin)

Randy Weston (arr. Ian Dogole and Frank Martin)

Upcoming Performances

Jazz By The Bay Window #23

Join Ian Dogole, Sheldon Brown, Dave Tidball and Fred Randolph as they perform at the 23rd annual Jazz By The Bay Window event on Sunday, November 20th in Sausalito, CA. Doors open at 1:00 pm and the music commences at 2:00 pm.

Get ready for an afternoon of relentlessly adventurous improvisational music that will include original compositions from all the performers and a few fresh interpretations of pieces by world-renowned composers.

  • Ian Dogole – global percussion

  • Sheldon Brown – woodwinds

  • Dave Tidball – woodwinds

  • Fred Randolph – double bass

This is a private event. Please contact Ian Dogole at for more information.



Sample Ian's Music

You can access full-length sound samples of Ian's latest CD releases by visiting the Outside the Box, Crossroads, Convergence and Night Harvest CD pages. 

Purchase Ian's Music

Physical copies of Outside the Box and Convergence can be purchased from this site via Paypal. A $3.00 shipping charge will be added to the total of all orders.

Physical and digital copies of Crossroads can be purchased from Sunnyside's website.

Digital copies of Outside the Box and Night Harvest can be purchased from CD Baby's website and digital copies of Convergence can be purchased from Jazzhead's website.

Watch Videos of Ian's Music

You can watch a wide assortment of Ian's concert performances with his band on the Video page.

Where is Ian Performing?

You can also find out where Ian is performing on the Shows page. 

Study with Ian

Visit Ian's Education page to learn more about Ian's diverse array of teaching modalities.

Contact Ian

To contact Ian regarding bookings, teaching, recording or interviews, please visit the Contact page or send an email to


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