Bill Mays Catalog

1982 (age 38)

Bill Mays And Red Mitchell - Two Of A Mind  (ITI Records JL004)

Bill Mays, piano; Red Mitchell, bass.

NYC, October, 1982

Willow Weep For Me
Waltz New
Well, You Needn't
All Blues
Embraceable You


Bill Mays Quintet - Tha's Delights  (Trend Records TR-532)

Tom Harrell, flugelhorn; Ralph Moore, tenor sax; Bill Mays, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Shelly Manne, drums, percussion.

Los Angeles, CA, January 24, 1983

Tha's Delights
Blues Marx
Mavrodaphne's Dance
Goodbye California

1989 (age 45)

Bill Mays - Kaleidoscope  (The Jazz Alliance TJA-10013)

Dick Oatts, soprano, tenor sax, flute; Bill Mays, piano; Peter Sprague, guitar; Harvie Swartz, bass; Jeff Hirshfield, drums.

NYC, October, 1989

Samba Suileabhain (Sool-A-La Van)
When The Sun Comes Out
For All We Know
Body And Soul
My Man's Gone Now

Bill Mays, Ray Drummond - One To One  (dmp CD-473)

Bill Mays, Hamburg Steinway grand piano; Ray Drummond, acoustic bass.

Digital Music Products, Inc., Stamford, CT, December 4 and 5, 1989

One To One
I Thought About You
Stella By Starlight
Just You, Just Me
Lover Man
Tease For Two
Alone Together
Together Wherever We Go


Bill Mays, Ray Drummond - One To One 2  (dmp CD-482)

Bill Mays, piano; Ray Drummond, bass.

Carriage House Studios, Stamford, CT, December 19 and 20, 1990

Isn't It Romantic
'Round Midnight
Someone To Watch Over Me
502 Blues
Midnite Song For Thalia
Peace Waltz
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Ray's Refrain
We'll Be Together Again


Bill Mays - At Maybeck - Maybeck Recital Hall Series Volume Twenty-Six  (Concord Jazz CCD-4567)

Bill Mays, piano.

"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, September 27, 1992

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
I Wish I Knew
Stompin' At The Savoy
Boardwalk Blues
Lush Life
I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Jitterbug Waltz
Thanksgiving Prayer
Why Did I Choose You; Never Let Me Go
Grandpa's Spells

1994 (age 50)

Bill Mays, Ed Bickert - Concord Duo Series Volume Seven  (Concord Jazz CCD-4626)

Bill Mays, piano; Ed Bickert, guitar.

"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, March 7, 1994

Sometime Ago
Taking A Chance On Love
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
On The Trail
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Crazy She Calls Me
Bick's Bag

The Bill Mays Trio - An Ellington Affair  (Concord Jazz CCD-4651)

Bill Mays, piano; John Goldsby, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

Brooklyn, NY, July 22, 1994

I'm Just A Lucky So And So
Satin Doll
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Day Dream
Wig Wise
"Flower" Medley: Little African Flower; Single Petal Of A Rose; Passion Flower
Dancers In Love
Don't You Know I Care
My Azure (To Duke)
Something To Live For


Bill Mays - Mays In Manhattan  (Concord Jazz CCD-4738)

Marvin Stamm, trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn; Ed Neumeister, trombone; Jon Gordon, alto sax; Bill Mays, piano; Sean Smith, bass; Tim Horner, drums.

Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 28 and 29, 1996

Summer In Central Park
U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
New York State Of Mind
All Across The City
Sunday In New York
317 East 32nd Street
Autumn In New York
'39 World's Fair


Bill Mays, Matt Wilson, Martin Wind - Out In Pa.  (No Blooze Music #01)

Bill Mays, piano; Martin Wind, bass; Matt Wilson, drums, percussion.

Brooklyn, NY, January and March, 1999

Gemma's Eyes
Out In Pa.
The Wind
This Is New


Bill Mays Trio - Summer Sketches  (Palmetto Records PM 2070)

Bill Mays, piano; Martin Wind, bass; Matt Wilson, drums.

Maggie's Farm, Buck's County, PA, October 26, 2000

Summer Night
Estate (Summer)
Indian Summer
Summer Sketch
(Gotta Go To) Summer School
Early August
The Things We Did Last Summer
Summer Serenade
Once Upon A Summertime


Bill Mays Trio - Going Home  (Palmetto Records PM 2090)

Bill Mays, piano #1-10, piano, vocal #11; Martin Wind, bass; Matt Wilson, drums.

Maggie's Farm, Buck's County, PA, July 21 and 22, 2002

2.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
3.Shohola Song
5.On The Road
6.Shoho Love Song
7.Nosey Neighbors
8.In Her Arms
9.Comin' Home Baby
10.Going Home
11.I'm A Homebody

Bill Mays, Neil Swainson, Terry Clarke - Bick's Bag  (Triplet Records (Canadian) TR-1013-02)

Bill Mays, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Terry Clarke, drums.

"The Montreal Bistro And Jazz Club", Toronto, ON, Canada, November 30, 2002

Bick's Bag
Bean And The Boys
Blue Daniel
I Do It For Your Love
On The Trail

2004 (age 60)

Bill Mays Trio - Live At Jazz Standard  (Palmetto Records PM 2112)

Bill Mays, piano; Martin Wind, bass; Matt Wilson, drums, cymbals.

"Jazz Standard", NYC, December 9-11, 2004

Have You Met Miss Jones
Squeeze Me
How Are Things In Glocca Morra
Darn That Dream
Music House
Let's Call This
Willow Weep For Me
When Will The Blues Leave


Bill Mays - Solo!  (Bill Mays Solo! DVD)

Bill Mays, piano.

a live television audience, January, 2008

Cool Struttin'
Looking Back
Dolphin Dance
Freight Trane
Waltz For Debby
Monk's Mood


Bill Mays - Mays At The Movies  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31684)

Bill Mays, piano #1-7,9, piano, vocal #8; Peter Washington, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.

March, 2009

1.I've Never Been In Love Before
2.The Shadow Of Your Smile
3.Pure Imagination
4.Love theme From Spartacus
6.The Summer Knows
7.There's A Small Hotel
8.You Leave Me Breathless

Bill Mays Trio - The Best Is Yet To Come  (Five Stars Records (J) FSY-510)

Bill Mays, piano, vocal #9; Ryu Kawamura, bass; Joe La Barbera, drums.

Five Stars Records, Yokohama, Japan, October 9, 2009

1.The Best Is Yet To Come
2.Jitterbug Waltz
3.These Foolish Things
4.Here's That Rainy Day
6.Send In The Clowns
7.Speak Low
8.Willow Weep For Me
9.Get Out Of Town

Keisuke Ohta And Bill Mays - Blue Rondo A La Turk  (Five Stars Records (J) FSY-511)

Keisuke Ohta, violin; Bill Mays, piano.

Wang Guang RecLabs/Wangan Onkyo, Tokyo, Japan, December 17, 2009

Souvenir De Villingen
La Plus Que Lente
Violin Taksim
Blue Rondo A La Turk
Pent Up House
In A Sentimental Mood
Oriental Shuffle
East & West (improvisation)

Bill Mays Trio - Stuffy Turkey  (Five Stars Records (J) FSY-512)

Bill Mays, piano; Mattias Svensson, bass; Joe La Barbera, drums.

Wang Guang RecLabs/Wangan Onkyo, Tokyo, Japan, December 21, 2009

With A Song In My Heart
The Lamp Is Low
You Must Believe In Spring
Blues For Five Stars
Poor Butterfly
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Pavane, From Mother Goose Suite
Stuffy Turkey
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square