Drum Set, Percussion, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory
Jazz, Rock, Funk, Hip-hop, Fusion, Latin, Cuban, Brazilian, African, Conga, Djembe
About K.R. Azad
K.R. Azad is a versatile musician, able to play in diverse genres such as jazz, rock, funk, and hip-hop. He has also learned about musical styles from around the world, augmenting his drumset abilities with knowledge of Cuban, Brazilian, West African, and Turkish percussion. Azad is also an avid composer, having graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition from the University of Kansas in 2016. He loves to write music for a variety of ensembles - including several jazz and rock groups that he has played in - and is the winner of the 2016 George Lawner Prize for Orchestral Composition at KU.