Demetrius Nabors

Contemporary Jazz Recording Artist




Aug 17


@ Jazz On The Grass – Tulsa, OK;

Jun 21

Jazz Under The Stars

@ MoBay Fest – Montego Bay, Jamaica;

May 04


@ LaPita Café Banquet Center – Dearborn, MI – 7:00pm;

Apr 28

Queens of Soul feat. Althea Rene & Jeanette Harris

@ Seabreeze Jazz Festival – Panama City Beach, FL – 1:30pm – 2:35pm

Mar 16

Crystal P.

@ More Than the Eyes Can See Part IV – Ford Community & Performing Arts Center Dearborn, MI - 7:00pm;

Feb 24


@ Blue Llama Jazz Club – Ann Arbor, MI – 7:00pm;
  • 1. Sensuality
  • 2. The-Light-feat. - Althea-Rene
  • 3. Get-On-The-Floor


"Demetrius Nabors – Perseverance."

Pianist , composer , producer and arranger Demetrius” Krayon ” Nabors has a reputation of being very well – known in the Detroit music sector . It is high time that his level of awareness also rises nationwide .

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Pianist, composer, producer and arranger Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors is well known and in demand in the Detroit area and on the national contemporary jazz scene. He is a two-time Detroit Music Award Winner in the Outstanding Gospel/Christian Musician category.

His considerable talents caught the attention of numerous high-profile national artists, including R&B singer KEM, flutist Althea Rene, guitarist Tim Bowman and trumpeter Willie Bradley. Demetrius’ productions for these artists have garnered Billboard chart successes: #1 for KEM’s single “Nobody” (2014), #2 for Willie Bradley’s “It’s On Now” (2020) and #5 for Althea Rene’s “Barbara Mae” (2019). In addition, “Nobody” was nominated for the Best Traditional R&B Performance at the 57th Grammy Awards in 2014.

Demetrius’ discography includes three critically acclaimed releases, “The Journey Within Part I” (2011), “Christmas with Krayon” (2012) and “The Journey Within Part II” (2014). His latest, “Perseverance” is set to be released in Spring of 2021 and was inspired by the struggles of the turbulent year of 2020.



A Journey Within Part 1 – 2011

Christmas with Krayon – 2012

A Journey Within Part 2 – 2014

Perseverance – 2021

Evolution EP – 2022