LYLE MAYS

Post-Fusion Contemporary / Post Bop • United States
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Of his four dominant interests - in all of them being a child prodigy - chess, mathematics, architecture (building with LEGO bricks as a kid) and music, the latter developed to be his area of focus. Being the son of musically interested parents - his mother played the piano in church, his father played guitar by ear - he soon was allowed to explore the piano with the help of a teacher, Rose Baron, who was open to letting the kid, who had perfect pitch, improvise after the formal lesson. He soon was playing organ for the church.

At the suggestion of Dan Wheelock, his eighth grade band instructor, he attended summer camps where he met Rich Matteson who first introduced him to important jazz artists. Bill Evans' album 'Live in Montreux' was among his revelations. He attended University of North Texas for its inspiring environment of geeks avid to
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Pat Metheny Group (Ogv) [Vinyl]Pat Metheny Group (Ogv) [Vinyl]
ECM 2015
$19.99
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Street DreamsStreet Dreams
Geffen
$39.99
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Lyle MaysLyle Mays
Geffen Records 1990
$39.97
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Solo Improvisations for Expanded PianoSolo Improvisations for Expanded Piano
Warner Bros. 2000
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LYLE MAYS Lyle Mays album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Lyle Mays
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1986
LYLE MAYS Street Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Street Dreams
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1988
LYLE MAYS Lyle Mays with Marc Johnson and Jack DeJohnette ‎: Fictionary album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lyle Mays with Marc Johnson and Jack DeJohnette ‎: Fictionary
Post Bop 1993
LYLE MAYS Solo Improvisations for Expanded Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo Improvisations for Expanded Piano
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2000

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LYLE MAYS Live In Buenos Aires album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Buenos Aires
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1992
LYLE MAYS The Ludwingsburg Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ludwingsburg Concert
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2015

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LYLE MAYS Lyle Mays / Pat Metheny ‎: Interviews With Lyle Mays And Pat Metheny album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lyle Mays / Pat Metheny ‎: Interviews With Lyle Mays And Pat Metheny
Fusion 1986

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