Presented by Jazz re:freshed Outernational

Jas Kayser

Mar 17, 2022

9:00pm – 9:40pm CT

Sellers Underground

"When Lenny Kravitz invites you to perform a drum duet you say yes. Since her 2018 cameo in the rock legend’s ‘Low’ video, drummer, composer and band leader Jas Kayser hasn’t looked back.

The prolific 25-year old has been picked up as an artist by Paiste Cymbals and is winning an international following thanks to her eclectic adventures in sound which have taken her to Panama, Boston and the heart of the exciting London scene, where she is now based.

Jas, Parliamentary Jazz New Comer of the Year Award Winner and Jazz FM Breakthrough Act Nominee, now drums for Jorja Smith, Alfa Mist and Poppy Ajudha and has featured in bands with leading British lights Nubya Garcia, Ashley Henry as well as American drummer Ralph Peterson’s Big Band.

Her sultry debut EP ‘Unforced Rhythm of Grace’, explores the fertile ground that lies between Jazz and Afro-beat and has been championed by the likes of Jamie Cullum, BBC 3, Jazz FM, Mary Anne Hobbs and Jazzwise among others.

An alumni of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Jas now finds herself playing alongside her mentors Terri Lyne Carrington, Danilo Perez, and Ralph Peterson and steadily carving out her own niche.

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