Kyra Curenton Brings Her Dynamic Drumming Talent to Mapex Drums

Mt. Juliet, TN, July 8, 2024… Kyra Curenton, a Nashville-based drummer with a captivating blend of energy, technique, and positivity is geared up to shine as the most recent addition to the Mapex Drums artist roster.

Kyra’s ability to adapt and excel in diverse musical environments has cemented her reputation as a highly versatile and exceptionally skilled musician. When seeking the instrument to best give voice to her art, she's long gravitated towards Mapex. "Mapex drums are high-quality and beautiful instruments," Kyra reflects. "All the great drummers I follow play Mapex, and I knew I wanted to play them too!"

Kyra has been a stand-out on major-label country tours, cruise ships, and festival stages, and has frequently contributed her talents to studio recordings from Nashville to Muscle Shoals. Throughout her career, Kyra has performed with a diverse range of musical giants, including jazz luminaries Bobby Floyd and Gene Walker, gospel sensations Tonex and Jonathon Alvarado, and soul/R&B artists Jimmy McGee and Danyel Morgan. She is currently collaborating with Nashville-based acts Coyote Motel and Stan Lassiter. In addition to her performance career, Kyra is dedicated to sharing the gift of music with others and has previously served as a drum instructor at the Overcomers Institution in Columbus, Ohio.

Reflecting on her talent and contributions, Mapex Artist Relations Manager Henry Go shared, "Kyra is a very kind, enthusiastic, and exceptionally talented drummer whose reputation is steadily growing and already has strong connections to the Mapex family. We are very happy to be a part of her musical journey."

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