Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors

Pianist, arranger, composer and producer Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors was born and raised in Detroit. Nabors’ musical journey has included gospel, jazz and blues. In 2010, he was one of 35 international jazz composers chosen to study at Columbia University in Manhattan for the Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute. He is a proud winner of the 2011 and 2012 Detroit Music Awards in the category of Outstanding Gospel/Christian Musician. In the midst of his musical journey, Nabors completed his bachelor of fine arts degree in jazz studies in 2011 and his master’s degree in improvisation in 2013, both at the University of Michigan. (More at

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