Kevin Hays

Pianist/Composer Kevin Hays has recorded 10 CDs as a leader and is featured on dozens of recordings with a variety of leading Jazz artists. Included in his leader discography are 3 critically acclaimed recordings for Blue Note Records. His 'Seventh Sense' was praised by The New York Times and recognized as one of the “Top 40 Jazz Releases of the Year” by Musician Magazine.

Kevin has performed and recorded with some of the most prominent and influential musicians in Jazz. These include Sonny Rollins, John Scofield, Benny Golson, Roy Haynes, Chris Potter, Al Foster, Joe Henderson, Buster Williams, Art Farmer and Joshua Redman.

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”...a jolt of joy!” —The New York Times

”He's all-encompassing; phenomenally so!” —John Scofield

”...Exquisite at every turn.” —Musician Magazine

”I've never met a musician who is as perfect in their approach to improvisation. I've learned a lot working with him.” —Nicholas Payton

”Stellar! Kevin Hays is a true original. Everything he plays has a deep intelligence and swing.” —Brad Mehldau

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Albums

New Day
New Day
Sunnyside Records
2015
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Variations
Variations
Pirouet Records
2011
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You've Got a Friend
You've Got a Friend
Jazz Eyes
2009
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Piano Works III: Open Range
Piano Works III: Open...
ACT Music
2007
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For Heaven's Sake
For Heaven's Sake
Music Eyes
2006
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What Survives
What Survives
Self Produced
2005
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