Founder of Seed Artists, Pheeroan akLaff is an internationally renowned drummer, composer, bandleader and educator. He has performed and recorded with legendary artists since his arrival in New York in 1975. Mr. akLaff has taught American Drum-set at Wesleyan University for 22 years and leads music workshops worldwide. Through Seed Artists he has mentored youth, produced musical events in homeless shelters, hospices, community gardens, and university forums.