Bill Mays Discography

1982 (age 38)

Bill Mays - Red Mitchell Duo

Bill Mays, piano; Red Mitchell, bass.

NYC, October, 1982

Willow Weep For MeITI Records JL004
Waltz New-
Well, You Needn't-
All Blues-
Embraceable You-

* ITI Records JL004   Bill Mays And Red Mitchell - Two Of A Mind   1987


Bill Mays Quintet

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 DelightsTrend Records TR-532
Blues Marx-
Mavrodaphne's Dance-
Goodbye California-

* Trend Records TR-532   Bill Mays Quintet - Tha's Delights   1983

1989 (age 45)

Bill Mays Quintet/Quartet/Trio/Duo

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)The Jazz Alliance TJA-10013
When The Sun Comes Out-
For All We Know-
Body And Soul-
My Man's Gone Now-

* The Jazz Alliance TJA-10013   Bill Mays - Kaleidoscope   1989

Bill Mays - Ray Drummond Duo

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

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

One To Onedmp CD-473
I Thought About You-
Stella By Starlight-
Just You, Just Me-
Lover Man-
Tease For Two-
Alone Together-
Together Wherever We Go-

* dmp CD-473   Bill Mays, Ray Drummond - One To One   1990


Bill Mays - Ray Drummond Duo

Bill Mays, piano; Ray Drummond, bass.

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

Isn't It Romanticdmp CD-482
'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-

* dmp CD-482   Bill Mays, Ray Drummond - One To One 2   1991


Bill Mays Solo

Bill Mays, piano.

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

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareConcord Jazz CCD-4567
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-

* Concord Jazz CCD-4567   Bill Mays - At Maybeck - Maybeck Recital Hall Series Volume Twenty-Six   1993

1994 (age 50)

Bill Mays - Ed Bickert Duo

Bill Mays, piano; Ed Bickert, guitar.

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

Sometime AgoConcord Jazz CCD-4626
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-

* Concord Jazz CCD-4626   Bill Mays, Ed Bickert - Concord Duo Series Volume Seven   1994

The Bill Mays Trio

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

Brooklyn, NY, July 22, 1994

I'm Just A Lucky So And SoConcord Jazz CCD-4651
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-

* Concord Jazz CCD-4651   The Bill Mays Trio - An Ellington Affair   1995


Bill Mays Trio & Sextet

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

ManhattanConcord Jazz CCD-4738
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-

* Concord Jazz CCD-4738   Bill Mays - Mays In Manhattan   1996


Bill Mays Trio

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

Brooklyn, NY, January and March, 1999

BeatNo Blooze Music #01
Gemma's Eyes-
Out In Pa.-
The Wind-
This Is New-

* No Blooze Music #01   Bill Mays, Matt Wilson, Martin Wind - Out In Pa.   1999


Bill Mays Trio

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

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

Summer NightPalmetto Records PM 2070
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-

* Palmetto Records PM 2070   Bill Mays Trio - Summer Sketches   2001


Bill Mays Trio

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

1.JudyPalmetto Records PM 2090
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-

* Palmetto Records PM 2090   Bill Mays Trio - Going Home   2003

Bill Mays Trio

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

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

Bick's BagTriplet Records (Canadian) TR-1013-02
Bean And The Boys-
Blue Daniel-
I Do It For Your Love-
On The Trail-

* Triplet Records (Canadian) TR-1013-02   Bill Mays, Neil Swainson, Terry Clarke - Bick's Bag   2004

2004 (age 60)

Bill Mays Trio

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

Jazz Standard, NYC, December 9-11, 2004

Have You Met Miss JonesPalmetto Records PM 2112
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-

* Palmetto Records PM 2112   Bill Mays Trio - Live At Jazz Standard   2005


Bill Mays Solo

Bill Mays, piano.

a live television audience, January, 2008

Cool Struttin'Bill Mays Solo! DVD
Looking Back-
Dolphin Dance-
Freight Trane-
Waltz For Debby-
Monk's Mood-

* Bill Mays Solo! DVD   Bill Mays - Solo!   2008?


Bill Mays Trio

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

March, 2009

1.I've Never Been In Love BeforeSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31684
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-

* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31684   Bill Mays - Mays At The Movies   2009

Bill Mays Trio

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 ComeFive Stars Records (J) FSY-510
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-

* Five Stars Records (J) FSY-510   Bill Mays Trio - The Best Is Yet To Come   2010?

Keisuke Ohta - Bill Mays Duo

Keisuke Ohta, violin; Bill Mays, piano.

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

Souvenir De VillingenFive Stars Records (J) FSY-511
La Plus Que Lente-
Violin Taksim-
Blue Rondo A La Turk-
Pent Up House-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Oriental Shuffle-
East & West (improvisation)-

* Five Stars Records (J) FSY-511   Keisuke Ohta And Bill Mays - Blue Rondo A La Turk   2010?

Bill Mays Trio

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 HeartFive Stars Records (J) FSY-512
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-

* Five Stars Records (J) FSY-512   Bill Mays Trio - Stuffy Turkey   2010?