Biography

Caleb DOlister

Caleb Dolister
Drummer, Producer and Composer
Web Developer and Consultant
calebdolister.com

Caleb Dolister (calebdolister.com) is a musician and composer based in New York. He currently drums, produces, and composes for The Kandinsky Effect (thekandinskyeffect.com), an acoustic/electronic trio known for their unique approach towards instrumental composition and based in both Paris, France, and New York City. Under his own name, Caleb composes, performs, and produces music for an ongoing album series titled Daily Thumbprint Collection, which releases solo and ensemble recordings. Daily Thumbprint Collection Vol. 3: The Wandering is scheduled for a 2020 release on Orenda Records.

Additional current projects include Dr. MiNT (Los Angeles, metal/jazz/improvisation), Up & Orange (NYC jam rock), Twin Whales (NYC, Rock), and SNP Records, a barebones music label geared towards helping other creative music projects get off the ground.

Caleb is also a web developer and consultant, and has worked for Fullpower Technologies, Inc, since 2005. He is self-taught, and learned how to code as a teenager in order to build a website for his first band. As a web developer, Caleb enjoys working on his a crossover music/tech platform that he created, called tunepatch.com.

More information and background

  • Birthday: 10/20/1981.
  • Yes, both parents are musicians. His father, Joe Dolister is a bass player. His mother, Merri Mckee is a singer, pianist, and guitar player.
  • Attended the University of Nevada, Reno and studied music with an emphasis on jazz performance.
  • Has spent significant time working to perform and record with projects located in several very interesting music cities like Nashville, TN, Los Angeles, CA, New York, N.Y, and Paris, France, and has contributed to over 40 albums available on Orenda Records, Cuneiform Records, Ropeadope Records, pfMentum, Nine Winds, New World Records, SPAT!, SNP Records, Air Tahoe Records, Northern Tone.
  • Can’t eat enough fish tacos.