Kiefer is a jazz pianist and beatmaker based in LA. Happysad is his debut album for Stones Throw, following Kickinit Alone (released 2017 on Stones Throw’s experimental imprint Leaving Records). Kiefer has production credits for Kaytranada and Anderson .Paak, has shared the stage with Terrace Martin and Moses Sumney and is a constant in labelmate Mndsgn’s live trio. Inspirations for Happysad and Kiefer’s music in general include jazz titans Herbie Hancock and Bill Evans, as well as label mates Karriem Riggins and Knxwledge.