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Jas Kayser

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Introducing Berklee educated 24-year-old British drummer Jas Kayser. Mentored by Terri-Lyne Carrington and currently moving between London and Panama City, where she teaches at pianist Danilo Perez’s Jazz Foundation, she’s also a composer and band leader who loves to explore the commonality between jazz and afro-beat. Jas has featured in bands with leading British lights Nubya Garcia, Ashley Henry and Jorja Smith as well as American drummer Ralph Peterson’s Big Band and had a starring role on drums alongside Lenny Kravitz in the official video for his song 'Low'. Jas’s most recent release is her sultry new Debut EP 'Unforced Rhythm of Grace', available now on all platforms.  It has been supported by Jamie Cullum, BBC 3, Jazz FM and Jazzwise.

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

Jas completed her undergraduate and masters degrees at Berklee College of Music whilst studying and playing alongside 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 most recent release is her sultry new Debut EP Unforced Rhythm of Grace, available now on all platforms.  It has been supported by Jamie Cullum, BBC 3, Jazz FM and Jazzwise.  

Jas has featured in bands with leading British lights Nubya Garcia, Ashley Henry and Jorja Smith as well as American drummer Ralph Peterson’s Big Band and had a starring role on drums alongside Lenny Kravitz in the official video for his song Low.

 Jas’s more recent projects have been presenting her original band at Vortex Jazz Club and Kansas Smittys for the London Jazz Festival 2019, RISE concert in Boston supporting Terri Lyne Carrington and Panama Jazz Festival for the past 2 years. 

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 USA such as Scullers Jazz Club, Rockwood Music Hall and Newport Jazz Festival, among others.

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Band Line Up

Jas Kayser (drums) 

Daisy George (bass)

Jamie Lemming (guitar)

Mark Hurrell (tenor sax) 

Christos Stylianides (trumpet)