BILL MAYS

Post Bop / Third Stream / Fusion • United States
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Pianists, composer and arranger Bill Mays, born February 5, 1944, came from a musical family. In his northern California home, music was always present; his dad was a minister, and his mother, a homemaker.

"Gospel music was the first music I heard,” Bill recalls. “Dad played the trombone, guitar and harmonica (at the same time!), piano and organ, and I have vivid memories of him playing the accordion while my mom sang. She had a beautiful, very natural, voice. Dad still plays an old, silver valve trombone. I loved that sound-it's probably the reason I took up the baritone horn and trumpet in Jr. high school.”

Bill's first keyboard experience was on the family “spinet piano, a Baldwin Acrosonic, and I was at it from a very early age. I had some great teachers down through the years but the one who really set the stage, at around age 8, was
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BILL MAYS A Musical Cocktail The Music Of Cole Porter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Musical Cocktail The Music Of Cole Porter
Post Bop 1980
BILL MAYS Bill Mays, Red Mitchell ‎: Two Of A Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Mays, Red Mitchell ‎: Two Of A Mind
Post Bop 1983
BILL MAYS Road Work Ahead : Night & Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Road Work Ahead : Night & Day
Post Bop 1983
BILL MAYS Tha's Delights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tha's Delights
Post Bop 1983
BILL MAYS One to One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One to One
Post Bop 1990
BILL MAYS Bill Mays / Ray Drummond ‎: One To One 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Mays / Ray Drummond ‎: One To One 2
Post Bop 1991
BILL MAYS Kaleidoscope album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kaleidoscope
Fusion 1992
BILL MAYS An Ellington Affair album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Ellington Affair
Post Bop 1995
BILL MAYS Mays in Manhattan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mays in Manhattan
Post Bop 1996
BILL MAYS Out in Pa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out in Pa
Post Bop 1999
BILL MAYS Summer Sketches album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summer Sketches
Post Bop 2001
BILL MAYS Going Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Going Home
Post Bop 2003
BILL MAYS Road Work Ahead - On The Road Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Road Work Ahead - On The Road Again
Post Bop 2004
BILL MAYS The Inventions Trio : Fantasy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Inventions Trio : Fantasy
Third Stream 2007
BILL MAYS The Best Is Yet To Come album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Is Yet To Come
Post Bop 2009
BILL MAYS Mays at the Movies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mays at the Movies
Post Bop 2009
BILL MAYS Stuffy Turkey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stuffy Turkey
Post Bop 2010
BILL MAYS Road Work Ahead - Intersection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Road Work Ahead - Intersection
Post Bop 2013
BILL MAYS Front Row Seat album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Front Row Seat
Post Bop 2015
BILL MAYS Mays Plays Mays album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mays Plays Mays
Post Bop 2019

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BILL MAYS At Maybeck: Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Twenty-Six album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Maybeck: Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Twenty-Six
Post Bop 1992
BILL MAYS Bill Mays & Ed Bickert : Concord Duo Series, Volume 7 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Mays & Ed Bickert : Concord Duo Series, Volume 7
Post Bop 1994
BILL MAYS Bick's Bag album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bick's Bag
Post Bop 2004
BILL MAYS Live at Jazz Standard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Jazz Standard
Post Bop 2005
BILL MAYS Live at Cota album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Cota
Post Bop 2019

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Post Bop 2008

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