Destani Wolf Audio Reel

by Destani Wolf

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released April 20, 2011

VOCALIST • COMPOSER • MUSIC EDUCATOR

2000-present Destani Wolf (Soul with latin & reggae flavors) • founding member, composer,
2012-2014 Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble • member, lead vocalist, Los Angeles, Ca
2011-2014 Jose Rizo’s MONGORAMA (Latin Jazz band) • member, lead vocalist, Los Angeles, Ca.
2013 The Decoders • member, lead vocalist, Los Angeles, Ca..
2005-present SLAMMIN All-Body-Band (A Cappella band) • member, composer, Oakland Ca.
2005-present AguaLibre (formerly of O-maya) • founding member, lead Vocalist, management, Berk. Ca.
2000-2006 SoVoSo’ (A Cappella Bobby McFerrin off shoot) • member, composer, Oakland Ca.
1999-2005 O-maya (Afro-Latin-Hip Hop) • lead singer, composer, management, Berkeley Ca.
management, Berk./Los Angeles Ca

Discography:
Love Me Gently • Single • Destani Wolf (BraveWolf Productions) 2015
Peek Away • Destani Wolf (BraveWolf Productions) 2014
Todo Lo Que Soy • Rico Pabon 2013
Baila Que Baila • Jose Rizo’s MongoRama (Sangu Records) 2013
Primavera • The Banda Brothers 2013
The Iguana • Headnodic 2013
Spark Seeker • Matisyahu (Fallen Sparks Records) 2012
Undercover (Bonus Version) • J Boogie’s Dubtronic Science (Om Records) 2011
Red Line Radio • Headnodic 2011
EP Extra Playful • John Cale (Double Six Recording) 2011
Jose Rizo's MONGORAMA • 2012 Grammy nominated album • 2011
La Esperanza • John Santos and the Coro Folklorico Kindembo (Machete) 2011
Tropical Techniques • Urban Legend (Blind Lemon Records) 2010
Roar Like on the Leviation • Solomon Coal 2010
7th Heaven (single) • Destani Wolf (BraveWolf Productions) 2010
We Will Rise (single) • Destani Wolf (BraveWolf Productions) 2009
La Contra Cultura • Olmeca (IXIM/ Dos Manos) 2009
The Day After Forever • Crown City Rockers (Gold Dust Media) 2009
BodyRock EP • Crown City Rockers (Champion) 2008
An Announcement to Answer • Quantic (Tru Thoughts) 2007
Mellow Beats Rhymes & Vibe • Japan Import Compilation 2007
Tranquilidad Cubana • Urban Legend (Blind Lemon Records) 2006
Lovers Mellow Vibes • Japan Import Compilation 2006
Louder Than Fiction • Rico Pabon (Hardknock Records) 2006
Again and Again • Destani Wolf (BraveWolf Productions) Executive Producer 2006
Then & Now • SoVoSo’ (SoVoSo’) 2005
Seasonings • SoVoSo’ (Primarily A Cappella) 2005
SLAMMIN • SLAMMIN All-Body Band (Crosspulse Records) 2005
20th Anniversary • John Santos and Machete (Machete) 2005
Joga Capoeira E • Mestre Acordeon (Panda Digital) 2004
Alambrista Soundtrack • Dr. Loco produced by Greg Landau 2004
The Mirrors of Life • Ray Sandoval, Japan Import (Music Camp Inc.) 2004
Humboldt Beginning • The Pharcyde (Sickbay) 2004
Earth Tones • Crown City Rockers (Basement Records) 2004
Come to Me • Gregory James Band (Rogue Records) Produced by Benny Reitveld 2003
O-maya • O-maya 2003
Rezos • Bobi Cespedes (Six Degrees) produced by Greg Landau 2003
Brazos Abiertos • John Santos and Machete (Machete) 2003
Eh Capoeira • Mestre Acordeon (Panda Digital) 2002
S.F. Bay • 2003 GRAMMY Nominee • John Santos and Machete (Machete) 2002
Precious • SoVoSo’, German Release, (Seeyetal/Hamburg) 2001
Cantigas de Capoeira • Mestre Acordeon (Panda Digital) 2001
Bridges • SoVoSo’ (Primarily A Cappella) 2001

Performance Highlights:
SFJazz Center • San Francisco, Ca. • Vocalist for John Santos and John Santos Sextet Show 2015
The Blue Whale • Los Angeles, Ca. • Feat. w/ Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble • + Aloe Blaac, Moses Sumney, Sara Gazarek, Coco (Quadron).. 2014
Fifty Seven Downstairs • Los Angeles, Ca. • EP Release Show • Destani Wolf 2014
The Chapel • San Francisco, Ca. • EP Release Show • Destani Wolf 2014
Yerba Buena Garden Festival • San Francisco, Ca. • Solo Show 2014
The Independent • San Francisco, Ca. • Sold out, Acoustic show, opened for Laura Mvula 2014
Unusual Standards, SFJazz Center • San Francisco, Ca. • feat. w/ John Santos 2014
The Independent • San Francisco, Ca. • Sold out, Acoustic show, opened for Alice Smith 2014
Brownsville Texas Latin Jazz Festival • Brownsville, TX • w/ MongoRama 2013
Rock the Bells • Los Angeles Ca. • in Orchestra w/ Deltron 3030 2013
Yoshi's • Oakland Ca. • feat. w/ John Santos and Sextet 2013
KJAZZ presents CD Release Party El Cid • Los Angeles Ca. • MongoRama "Baila Que Baila"
KCRW presents HAMMER Museum• Los Angeles Ca. • w/ The Decoders 2013
KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic • Los Angeles Ca. Streamed Worldwide • w/ The Decoders
Rockwood Music Hall • NY, New York • Destani SOLO Show 2013
Working Mothers Media Multicultural Conference • NY, New York • Workshop/Keynote w/ One World Music 2013
KCRW presents: A night w/ Gilles Peterson • Los Angeles Ca.•
Sono Studios w/ The Decoders 2013
Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC • w/ Alice Russell 2013
That 70's Soul presented by ArtDontSleep • The Mayan Theater • Los Angeles • Lead BG vocals and feat. in Miguel Atwood Ferguson Ensemble along w/ Seu Jorge, Zap Mama, Alice Russell, Shuggie Otis and more 2012
Del Monte Speakeasy • Venice Ca. • Destani Wolf Solo 2012
East Side Story presented by ArtDontSleep • The Mayan Theater • Los Angeles • Lead BG vocals and feat. in Miguel Atwood Ferguson Ensemble along w/ James Gadson, Bilal, Mayer Hawthorne & more 2012
East LA meets Napa • Los Angeles Ca. • Jose Rizo's MongoRama 2012
SF Jazz Festival • San Francisco Ca. • Destani Wolf Solo 2012
Brea Jazz Festival • Brea Ca. • Jose Rizo's MongoRama 2012
Guy's Choice Awards • Spike TV • Urban Legend House Band 2011
Hollywood & Highland Festival • Los Angeles Ca. • Jose Rizo's MONGORAMA 2011
UCLA Jazz & Reggae Festival • Los Angeles, Ca. • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble- Featuring Bilal, Talib Kweli, Me'shell Ndegeocello & more 2011
International Body Music Festival • Sao Paulo, Brazil • SLAMMIN 2010
Lincoln Center, Summer Series • International Body Music Festival • NY, NY 2010
Yoshi’s Jazz Club • Oakland Ca. • SoVoSo’ 2009
Hill Auditorium • University of Michigan • SLAMMIN 2009
Santa Monica Festival • Ca. AguaLibre 2009
Tribeca Film Festival • World Financial Plaza NY, NY • live performance 2009
Yerba Buena Gardens • SF, Ca. • 2008
Amnesty International event for International Women’s day • Soto Theater • AguaLibre 2008
Triple Door • Seattle WA. • SLAMMIN 2008
The House of Blues • Sunset LA, Ca. • Crown City Rockers 2008
Grand Performances • LA Ca. • SLAMMIN 2007
The Independent • SF Ca. • Opened for Si*Se/Van Hunt 2007
First and Central Summer Series • LA, Ca. • opened for Ricardo Lemvo 2007
Vancouver Island Music Festival • Canada • w/ SLAMMIN 2007
De Young Museum • SF Ca. • SLAMMIN 2007
Swedish American Music Hall • SF Ca. • opened for Raul Midon w/ SLAMMIN 2007
LACMA Jazz Series • LA Ca. • SLAMMIN ALL Body Band 2007/
Joe’s Pub • NY, NY • SLAMMIN 2007
Soundcheck WYNC • NY, NY • performance & Interview w/ SLAMMIN 2007
The Roxy Theatre • LA Ca. • Solo Album release party 2007
Palace of Fine Arts • SF, Ca. • John Santos and Machete 2006
North Beach Jazz Festival • SF, Ca. 2006
West Coast Live Radio Show • Empire Plush Room • KAWL 91.7 SF Ca. 2006
Monterey Jazz Festival • Monterey, Ca. • O-maya 2005
Reggae on the River • Humboldt County, Ca. • O-maya 2005
Stern Grove Festival • SF, Ca. • O-maya 2005
Youth Speaks Brave New Voices "Bring the Noise" concert w/ Saul Williams and Dead Prez • Regency Grand Ballroom • SF, Ca. • O-maya 2005
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival • Ca. • O-maya 2004
Slim’s • SF, Ca. • O-maya 2004
Bring the Noise Benefit Concert with Meshell Ndegeochello • Bimbo’s • SF, Ca. • O-maya 2004
Maui Arts and Cultural Center • Hawaii O-maya 2003
Grand Performances • LA Ca. • O-maya 2003
San Jose Jazz Festival • Ca. O-maya 2003
The Great American Music Hall• O-maya album release 2003
North Beach Jazz Festival • SF, Ca. • w/ Carlos Santana and Benny Reitveld • 2001
SoVoSo’ Collaboration w/ Axis Dance Troup • Ca. 2001
Yehudi Menuhin's Canto del Mondo Festival • Hamburg Germany • SoVoSo’ 2001
Tour throughout Germany • SoVoSo’ album international release 2001
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza • Ca. • SoVoSo’ collaboration w/ Tandy Beal’s Pickle Family Circus 2001
Theatre Artaud • SF Ca. • SoVoSo’ collaboration w/ Project Bandaloop 2000
Webby Awards • Masonic Auditorium SF, Ca. • SoVoSo’ 2000
Bottom Line • NY, NY • SoVoSo’ 1999
Bethlehem Musik Fest • Pennsylvania • SoVoSo’ 1999
Quest Club • Minneapolis, Minnesota • SoVoSo’ 1999
Topeka Performing Arts Center • Topeka, Kansas • SoVoSo’ 1999

Films:
Kevin Hart- Laughing @ My Pain • Hartbeat Productions and Codeblack Entertainment • Composed and performed Featured Vocals-Intro to Film 2011
P-Star Rising • PBS Independent Lens • Vocals and composition 2009
A Summer in the Cage • Sundance Channel • Featured Original Song 2007
Autumn’s Eyes • Featured Song “Ain’t Worth It” 2006
Alambrista (remake) • vocals 2004
My Flesh and Blood • HBO • Featured Vocalist 2003

TV:
Disney Channel • Descendants • Credits Song "Set it off" 2015
Encore • Network Music Theme package 2013
NBC • The Sing Off • Theme song plus various cues composed by Destani 2009/2010/2011/2012
FOX • So You Think You Can Dance • Featured Vocals “7th Heaven” 2010
Fuel TV • Featured Vocals “Sidestep” 2007
Si TV • The Drop • performance with Crown City Rockers 2005
Si TV • The Drop • Solo performance and interview 2005

Awards/Nominations:
The INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS won Best Love Song for "Your Love for Me" of Peek Away • Vox Pop Award • 2015
GRAMMY Nomination for Mongoama in the field of Best Tropical Latin Album 2012
Tribeca Film Festival Nomination for P-Star Rising 2009
Hot Docs International Film Festival Nomination for P-star Rising 2009
Heartland Film Festival Award for P-star Rising 2009
Mental Health America Media Award for A Summer in a Cage 2009
Prisim Award Nomination for A Summer in the Cage 2008
O-maya voted Best Latin Band of the Bay SF Weekly 2003
Sundance Film Awards for My Flesh and Blood in Best Director and Audience Award 2003
California Music Award for SF Bay 2003
GRAMMY Nominations for SF Bay in the field of Best Latin Jazz Album 2003
Isadora Duncan Award Nomination for “Resonate” w/ SoVoSo collaboration w/ Project Bandaloop 2002

Instructional Highlights:
Faculty, Vocal Instructor, week long adult camp • La Loma Ca. • Jazz Camp West 2014
Program assistant • One World Music • Keynote performance, Company Team building through music • 2007- present
Faculty, Vocal Instructor, week long camp 10-15yrs, La Loma Ca. • Jam Camp West 2010/2011
Faculty, music & song writing teacher, program contributor, 4th-6th grade, LAUSD• Rock the Classroom 2005-2008
Faculty, Choir after school teacher, High school • Theatre of Hearts, LA Ca. 2005
Faculty, Vocal instructor • The Berkeley Jazz School 2003
Faculty, • East Bay for the Performing Arts 2002
After School Vocal Choir instructor • Richmond High School 2002-2003

For more info and tracks:
www.destaniwolf.com
www.myspace.com/destaniwolf
www.facebook.com/destaniwolfmusic

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Once again singer-songwriter, Destani Wolf offers impeccable vocal prowess as a conduit for spiritual awakening on her forthcoming ‘PEEK AWAY’ EP. Drawing on nuances of Blues explored as part of her musical foundation, this collection of six (6) brand new songs finds the Berkeley raised, LA-based songstress arriving at an evolved take on her signature soul-step. ... more

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