"You sense the BAIA's general drift, which is not to bend, fold or perforate the ozone with neo- bop abrasiveness, but to swing you into orbit" - Kitty Montgomery, New York Times


BAIA, led by long time friends and collaborators, Peter Nelson and Taylor Herron, is a group dedicated to bringing to life new music rooted in storytelling and heart dialogue. Comprised of some of today’s most in demand young jazz musicians, the members of BAIA have collectively amassed an impressive resume of performances around the globe. Together they are Trombonist Peter Nelson, Saxophonist Taylor Herron, Pianist Steven Feifke, Bassist Devin Starks, and Drummer Darrian Douglas.