Rolling Stone Review of Frank Zappa Hologram Tour – Paul Dexter Production Designer
Production Designer, Paul Dexter of Masterworks Design was involved from the inception of the hologram tours for Ronnie James Dio (DIO) and “The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa”.
Read the review on Rolling Stone.
News-Press Review of Paul Dexter’s Videos for DIO Hologram Tour
“Then there was the show’s intricate, mind-blowing video imagery on screens that surrounded the hologram stage like a picture frame. “
Review of entire show by News-Press.
Marcel Fairbairn and Henry Kones interviewed Paul Dexter for their Geezers of Gear Podcast. This is an interesting interview of Paul Dexter, a long-time concert lighting industry expert, who is continually expanding his use of technology to produce ever more entertaining shows.
Listen to the podcast.
REO Speedwagon – “Can’t Fight This Feeling” | AXS TV Concerts Presented By Mercury Insurance. See the video.
“Raiding the Rock Vault” at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is enhanced with lighting effects created by production designer Paul Dexter using Claypaky SharBars. Click here for the article on LiveDesign.
Def Leppard’s new DVD, “Live From Detroit” was released February 2017. This concert was filmed for AXS TV. Paul Dexter, of Masterworks Design, was the television Lighting Director for this film.
Click here the article and a video on AXS.com.
The Hologram, incorporated with live band and production value, seems to be rounding the corner with serious interest from agents and promoters. For more on this subject, click here for the article in Venues Today Magazine.
Paul Dexter/ Masterworks Design launch the Las Vegas production of Raiding the Rock Vault at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino using AVOLITES Console. Click here for the Articles in PLSN and ET Now.
DIO Hologram was debuted for the first time in the U.S. with a live performance by DIO Disciples at the 28th Annual Pollstar Awards.
Paul Dexter was the lighting and staging designer for the video. This new medium intends to proliferate in the live entertainment industry with more legendary artists in the coming months and years.
Watch the video.