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Jas Kayser is a 24-year-old drummer, pianist, composer, band leader and Paiste Cymbals artist from the UK, previously based in Boston and New York, currently based between London and Panama City.

 

Jas completed her undergraduate and masters degrees at Berklee College of Music whilst studying and playing alongside her mentors such as Terri Lyne Carrington, Danilo Perez, Ralph Peterson and Neal Smith. During this time Jas began to explore the common grounds between Jazz and Afro-beat which led to her creating her original sound and compositions. 

Jas’s more recent projects have been presenting her original band at some of the top jazz venues for the London Jazz Festival 2019, RISE concert in Boston supporting Terri Lyne Carrington and Panama Jazz Festival for the past 2 years.

Jas was featured in Lenny Kravitz’ Official music video single ‘Low’, played for Jorja Smith at Union Chapel in London. As well as playing alongside UK Jazz Artists Nubya Garcia and Ashley Henry and others around London and Europe. She has also represented Alesis Drums, M Audio Keyboards.

 

Additionally she has also played with various bands and artists like Jacques Schwartz-Bart, Donald Harrison in the Ralph Peterson Big Band and Luciana Souza at venues around the US such as Scullers Jazz Club, Rockwood Music Hall and Newport Jazz Festival, among others. 

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