Kevin Hays Catalog

1990 (age 22)

Kevin Hays - El Matador  (JazzCity (J) PCCY-00247)

Steve Wilson, alto, soprano sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Kevin Hays, piano; Scott Colley, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
The Studio, NYC, August, 1990
El Matador
Emperor Leon
Like Sonny
The Good Life
The Brahmin's Son
Nobilissima Visione
Snake Eyes
No Such Luck
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22199-2.

1991

Kevin Hays Quintet - SweetEar  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31282)

Eddie Henderson, trumpet; Vincent Herring, alto, soprano sax; Kevin Hays, piano; James Genus, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.
SteepleChase Digital Studio, January, 1991
Neptune
SweetEar
Fun
Almost Always
You And The Night And The Music
Beatrice
Lonely Woman
Judgement

Kevin Hays Trio - Ugly Beauty  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31297)

Kevin Hays, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass; Jeff Williams, drums.
August, 1991
Shade Of Jade
Chelsea Bridge
The Well
Ugly Beauty
Pompeian
Detour Ahead
Big Nick
How The Mighty Fall
United

1992

Kevin Hays Quintet - Crossroad  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31324)

Scott Wendholt, trumpet, flugelhorn; Kevin Hays, piano; Freddie Bryant, guitar; Dwayne Burno, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
SteepleChase Digital Studio, November, 1992
P.S. The Blues
Gaslight
Garden View
Woody's Call
Quartet
Crossroad
Nature Boy
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

1994

Kevin Hays - 7th Sense  (Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89679 2 7)

Seamus Blake, tenor sax; Steve Nelson, vibes; Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 12 & 13, 1994
Take The D Flat Train
7th Sense
Three Pillars
My Man's Gone Now
Interlude
Space Acres
Little B's Poem
East Of The Sun
Makyo
Black Narcissus

1995

Kevin Hays - Go Round  (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32491 2 1)

Steve Hall, tenor sax; Seamus Blake, tenor, soprano sax; Kevin Hays, piano, Fender Rhodes; Doug Weiss, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Daniel Sadownick, percussion.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 21 & 22, 1995
Daybreak
Early Evening
Go Round
When I Wake
The Run
Sutra
Quiet
Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper)
Sutra (Reprise)

1996

Kevin Hays - Andalucia  (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 55817 2 4)

Kevin Hays, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 21 & 22, 1996
Agua
Andalucia (The Breeze And I)
And I Love Her
That's All
Mind
Chickory Stick
Hart
Break
Einbahnstrasse
Con Alma

2001 (age 33)

The Kevin Hays Trio - What Survives  (PinonDisk Records 001)

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, March 13, 2001
Stellar
Anniversary Waltz
same personnel.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, December 3, 2001
What Survives
Black Elk
J.B.
Anton
Du Pre
You Are My Sunshine

2003

Sangha Quartet - Fear Of Roaming  (Fresh Sound New Talent (Sp) FSNT 189)

Seamus Blake, tenor sax; Kevin Hays, piano, Fender Rhodes, flute, vocals; Larry Grenadier, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Right Track Recording, NYC, February 16, 2003
The Modern Things
What Survives
Du Pre
Tap
Black Elk
Fear Or Roaming
Stellar
The Grind

2004

Kevin Hays - Open Range - Piano Works III  (ACT (G) ACT 9752-2)

Kevin Hays, piano, Fender Rhodes, vocals.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, March 31 & April 1, 2004
Open Range
Homestead
Desert Blues
Humming Bird Song
Improvisation
You Are My Sunshine
Fire Dance
Nursery Rhyme
Meditation
Harmonium
Sacred Circles

Eli Degibri/Kevin Hays Duo - One Little Song  (Eli Degibri/Kevin Hays Duo 0634479440908)

Eli Degibri, tenor, soprano sax, vocals; Kevin Hays, piano.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, November 8 & 9, 2004
Spinster
Gypsy
E.T.
Fax To Roni
Wish
Night In Portugal
8 Ball
Cuba
What Remains
One Little Song

2005

The Kevin Hays Trio - For Heaven's Sake  (Jazz Eyes (It) 001)

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, January 5, 2005
Sonnymoon For Two
For Heaven's Sake
Lady Day
Beatrice
Beautiful Love
It Could Happen To You
If Ever I Would Leave You
Caravan

2006

Kevin Hays - The Dreamer  (artistShare AS0053)

Kevin Hays, vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes, melodica, synthesizer, percussion, wood flute, whistling; Hilary Smith, backing vocals; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY;
Los Angeles, CA;
Paseo Del Pinon Studios, Santa Fe, NM, August 27 & 28, 2006
Sco More Blues
You
The Dreamer
A Question
Little Flower
Twilight
Waltz For Perrin
Outsider Man
Sunday
Santa Fe Nights
The Dream

2007

The Kevin Hays Trio - You've Got A Friend  (Jazz Eyes (It) 006)

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 2, 2007
You've Got A Friend
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Fool On The Hill
Think Of One
Sweet And Lovely
Nothing Like You
Cheryl

2008 (age 40)

Kevin Hays Trio - Live At Smalls  (Smalls Live SL0002)

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
"Smalls Jazz Club", Greenwich Village, NY, August 13 & 14, 2008
Cheryl
The Anniversary Waltz
Loving You
Sco More Blues
Ludus Tonalis
Sweet And Lovely
The Dreamer

2009

Saffron - Dawning  (Palmetto Records TR001)

Tim Ries, tenor, soprano sax, bass clarinet, Hungarian folk flute; Kevin Hays, piano; Shujaat Husain Khan, sitar, vocals; Abhiman Kaushal, tabla; Katayoun Goudarzi, vocals.
Firehouse Recording Studios, Pasadena, CA, April 28, 2009
Dawning
The Inquisitor
Yours
Tease
Overcome
Trembling
Nomad

2010

Brad Mehldau, Kevin Hays, Patrick Zimmerli - Modern Music  (Nonesuch 528371-2)

Kevin Hays, Brad Mehldau, piano; Patrick Zimmerli, composer, arranger.
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA, October 13 & 14, 2010
Crazy Quilt
Unrequited
Generatrix
Celtic Folk Melody
Excerpt From Music For 18 Musicians
Lonely Woman
Modern Music
Elegia
Excerpt From String Quartet No. 5

Kevin Hays - Variations  (Pirouet (G) PIT3059)

Kevin Hays, piano.
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, December 2 & 3, 2010
Variations On A Theme By Schumann I
Bluetude I
The Dervish Of Harlem I
Song For The Amiable Child I
Contrapunctus I
Rumi's View I
Countermyth I
Rhyming Game I
The Dervish Of Harlem II
Countermyth II
Langsam
The Long Line
Song For The Amiable Child II
Countermyth III
Variations On A Theme By Schumann II
Bluetude II
Rhyming Game II
Countermyth IV
Rumi's View II
Contrapunctus II
Song For The Amiable Child III
The Dervish Of Harlem III
Bluetude III
Variations On A Theme By Schumann III