Kevin Hays Discography

1990 (age 22)

Kevin Hays Quintet

Steve Wilson, alto, soprano sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Kevin Hays, piano; Scott Colley, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
The Studio, NYC, August, 1990
El MatadorJazzCity (J) PCCY-00247
Emperor Leon-
Like Sonny-
The Good Life-
The Brahmin's Son-
Nobilissima Visione-
Snake Eyes-
No Such Luck-
* JazzCity (J) PCCY-00247; Evidence ECD 22199-2   Kevin Hays - El Matador

1991

Kevin Hays Quintet

Eddie Henderson, trumpet; Vincent Herring, alto, soprano sax; Kevin Hays, piano; James Genus, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.
SteepleChase Digital Studio, January, 1991
NeptuneSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31282
SweetEar-
Fun-
Almost Always-
You And The Night And The Music-
Beatrice-
Lonely Woman-
Judgement-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31282   Kevin Hays Quintet - SweetEar

Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass; Jeff Williams, drums.
August, 1991
Shade Of JadeSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31297
Chelsea Bridge-
The Well-
Ugly Beauty-
Pompeian-
Detour Ahead-
Big Nick-
How The Mighty Fall-
United-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31297   Kevin Hays Trio - Ugly Beauty

1992

Kevin Hays Quintet

Scott Wendholt, trumpet, flugelhorn; Kevin Hays, piano; Freddie Bryant, guitar; Dwayne Burno, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
SteepleChase Digital Studio, November, 1992
P.S. The BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31324
Gaslight-
Garden View-
Woody's Call-
Quartet-
Crossroad-
Nature Boy-
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31324   Kevin Hays Quintet - Crossroad

1994

Kevin Hays Quintet

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 TrainBlue Note CDP 0777 7 89679 2 7
7th Sense-
Three Pillars-
My Man's Gone Now-
Interlude-
Space Acres-
Little B's Poem-
East Of The Sun-
Makyo-
Black Narcissus-
* Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89679 2 7   Kevin Hays - 7th Sense

1995

Kevin Hays Sextet

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
DaybreakBlue Note CDP 7243 8 32491 2 1
Early Evening-
Go Round-
When I Wake-
The Run-
Sutra-
Quiet-
Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper)-
Sutra (Reprise)-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32491 2 1   Kevin Hays - Go Round

1996

Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 21 & 22, 1996
AguaBlue Note CDP 7243 8 55817 2 4
Andalucia (The Breeze And I)-
And I Love Her-
That's All-
Mind-
Chickory Stick-
Hart-
Break-
Einbahnstrasse-
Con Alma-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 55817 2 4   Kevin Hays - Andalucia

2001 (age 33)

The Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, March 13, 2001
StellarPinonDisk Records 001
Anniversary Waltz-
* PinonDisk Records 001   The Kevin Hays Trio - What Survives

The Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.: same personnel.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, December 3, 2001
What SurvivesPinonDisk Records 001
Black Elk-
J.B.-
Anton-
Du Pre-
You Are My Sunshine-
* PinonDisk Records 001   The Kevin Hays Trio - What Survives

2003

Sangha Quartet

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 ThingsFresh Sound New Talent (Sp) FSNT 189
What Survives-
Du Pre-
Tap-
Black Elk-
Fear Or Roaming-
Stellar-
The Grind-
* Fresh Sound New Talent (Sp) FSNT 189   Sangha Quartet - Fear Of Roaming

2004

Kevin Hays Solo

Kevin Hays, piano, Fender Rhodes, vocals.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, March 31 & April 1, 2004
Open RangeACT (G) ACT 9752-2
Homestead-
Desert Blues-
Humming Bird Song-
Improvisation-
You Are My Sunshine-
Fire Dance-
Nursery Rhyme-
Meditation-
Harmonium-
Sacred Circles-
* ACT (G) ACT 9752-2   Kevin Hays - Open Range - Piano Works III

Eli Degibri - Kevin Hays Duo

Eli Degibri, tenor, soprano sax, vocals; Kevin Hays, piano.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, November 8 & 9, 2004
SpinsterEli Degibri/Kevin Hays Duo 0634479440908
Gypsy-
E.T.-
Fax To Roni-
Wish-
Night In Portugal-
8 Ball-
Cuba-
What Remains-
One Little Song-
* Eli Degibri/Kevin Hays Duo 0634479440908   Eli Degibri/Kevin Hays Duo - One Little Song

2005

The Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, January 5, 2005
Sonnymoon For TwoJazz Eyes (It) 001
For Heaven's Sake-
Lady Day-
Beatrice-
Beautiful Love-
It Could Happen To You-
If Ever I Would Leave You-
Caravan-
* Jazz Eyes (It) 001   The Kevin Hays Trio - For Heaven's Sake

2006

Kevin Hays Trio

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 BluesartistShare AS0053
You-
The Dreamer-
A Question-
Little Flower-
Twilight-
Waltz For Perrin-
Outsider Man-
Sunday-
Santa Fe Nights-
The Dream-
* artistShare AS0053   Kevin Hays - The Dreamer

2007

The Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 2, 2007
You've Got A FriendJazz Eyes (It) 006
Bridge Over Troubled Water-
Fool On The Hill-
Think Of One-
Sweet And Lovely-
Nothing Like You-
Cheryl-
* Jazz Eyes (It) 006   The Kevin Hays Trio - You've Got A Friend

2008 (age 40)

Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
"Smalls Jazz Club", Greenwich Village, NY, August 13 & 14, 2008
CherylSmalls Live SL0002
The Anniversary Waltz-
Loving You-
Sco More Blues-
Ludus Tonalis-
Sweet And Lovely-
The Dreamer-
* Smalls Live SL0002   Kevin Hays Trio - Live At Smalls

2009

Saffron

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
DawningPalmetto Records TR001
The Inquisitor-
Yours-
Tease-
Overcome-
Trembling-
Nomad-
* Palmetto Records TR001   Saffron - Dawning

2010

Brad Mehldau, Kevin Hays And Patrick Zimmerli / Modern Music

Kevin Hays, Brad Mehldau, piano; Patrick Zimmerli, composer, arranger.
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA, October 13 & 14, 2010
Crazy QuiltNonesuch 528371-2
Unrequited-
Generatrix-
Celtic Folk Melody-
Excerpt From Music For 18 Musicians-
Lonely Woman-
Modern Music-
Elegia-
Excerpt From String Quartet No. 5-
* Nonesuch 528371-2   Brad Mehldau, Kevin Hays, Patrick Zimmerli - Modern Music

Kevin Hays Solo

Kevin Hays, piano.
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, December 2 & 3, 2010
Variations On A Theme By Schumann IPirouet (G) PIT3059
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-
* Pirouet (G) PIT3059   Kevin Hays - Variations