Demetrius Nabors

Contemporary Jazz Recording Artist




Mar 25


@ More Than The Eyes Can See – Silver Gardens Event Center Southfield, MI - 7:00pm

Apr 14


@ Blue Llama Jazz Club – Ann Arbor, MI – 7:00pm

Apr 22

Althea Rene/Jeanette Harris

@ Seabreeze Jazz Festival – Panama City Beach, FL – 11:00am

Apr 26


@ Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe - Grosse Pointe, MI - 7:00pm; Call (313) 882-5299 for reservations

Mar 11

Alexander Zonjic w/James Lloyd

@ Cabin Fever Jazz Fest – Southfield, MI – 5:00pm; For info and tickets call Phyllis 419-280-1073

Feb 25


@ Black & Gala – Eagle Crest Marriott Ypsilanti, MI - 7:00pm; Tickets

Feb 17


@ 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