Name: Killa Caz
Occupation: Composer, Arranger, Hit-Maker
Influences: Just Blaze, Daft Punk
His genius recognized at a young age; Weinbren was enrolled in New York City’s elite Professional Children’s School where his classmates included Mischa Barton, Scarlett Johansson and Pong Pong Gong.
At 15 Weinbren composed a classical piece inspired by 9/11 that was featured for review in The New York Times.
By 18 he received a full scholarship to SUNY Purchase (White Plains NY). Though quickly recognized as the “crown jewel” of the University’s prestigious Jazz Conservatory he exited the program after his sophomore year.
Weinbren’s versatility overwhelming him he switched majors to Studio Composition. Studying with Conservatory Director Jim Mcelwain (teacher of Regina Spektor and Moby) Weinbren began composing hip-hop, jazz, reggae, alternative, classical, and pop.
Cas is now learning under the tutlelage of hip-hop super producer Ty Fyffe. He has contributed bass and synth lines on multiple records produced by Fyffe and is also currently collaborating on beats for Big K.R.I.T. with producer/DJ Statik Selektah.