Nicolas Laget / Kolai
African by birth. European by upbringing. Asian spiritually. American at heart. Kolai is a classically trained, French musician who plays the flute and the tenor saxophone. In the past decade, Kolai worked with various jazz and classical musicians, DJs, and producers, such as Deborah Bond, and Yoko K. He received an MA in Music Composition from University of Virginia. Kolai is a half of the duo “T-Kolai,” whose album “Teak All Eye” was nominated for best jazz album by London’s jazzFM. He also produced the jazz hip-hop trio “Ave To.” He is a creative entrepreneur / community organizer in the Washington, DC music community as a founder of Asahra Music and Gaia.