Kevin Hays 'New Day' Trio

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Kevin Hays Short Bio 2015

Kevin Hays is internationally recognized as one of the premier jazz pianists of his generation. He has released over a dozen recordings as leader, and is the winner of a Charles Cros ‘Coup de Coeur’ Award. He has appeared on many ‘best-of’ lists, and featured on Grammy-nominated and winning recordings.

In addition to working with his own groups, he has toured and recorded with many renown jazz musicians including Sonny Rollins, Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, John Scofield, Chris Potter and Brad Mehldau.

His recent duet recording with pianist Brad Mehldau, Modern Music (Nonesuch), garnered widespread critical acclaim. The duo premiered several works from the recording at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, and has performed throughout the US and Europe.

Hays’s songwriting and vocals are featured on his latest CD 'New Day', and includes special guests Gregoire Maret on Harmonica and Tony Scherr on guitars. The new album was released on Sunnyside Records in Spring 2015 to excellent reviews.

The Kevin Hays 'New Day' Trio (the core trio from the most recent recording) features Rob Jost on bass and Greg Joseph on drums. The new 'ND3' CD is currently in production and will be released April of 2016.

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The Quotes:

‘[New Day] is a feel good work…Hays’s soul is in this music, his voice included. The folky Americana touches to this kind of Jazz runs through Hays’s songs here as though they generate their own warmth.” ~ Downbeat Magazine **** (Four Stars)

 'A Jolt of Joy!’ ~ The New York Times
 


'There are plenty of talented pianists….but few have Hays's melodic charms and sense of style.
~ The New Yorker/'Best of the Year'
 
 

'Kevin Hays is a true original. Everything he plays has a deep intelligence and swing.’   
~ Brad Mehldau


 
'He's all encompassing. Phenomenally so!’
~ John Scofield


 'I've never met a musician who is as perfect in their approach to improvisation.’
~ Nicholas Payton

Kevin Hays Short Bio 2015

Kevin Hays is internationally recognized as one of the premier jazz pianists of his generation. He has released over a dozen recordings as leader, and is the winner of a Charles Cros ‘Coup de Coeur’ Award. He has appeared on many ‘best-of’ lists, and featured on Grammy-nominated and winning recordings.

In addition to working with his own groups, he has toured and recorded with many renown jazz musicians including Sonny Rollins, Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, John Scofield, Chris Potter and Brad Mehldau.

His recent duet recording with pianist Brad Mehldau, Modern Music (Nonesuch), garnered widespread critical accla...

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Past Gigs Kevin Hays 'New Day' Trio

  • 01 | 2016 Michiko Presents, NYC Kevin Hays/Bill Stewart Duo
  • 12 | 2015 Rockwood Music Hall, NYC Kevin Hays/Sachal Vasandani 'New Folk Songs''
  • 12 | 2015 Tbilisi, Georgia Jeff Ballard, Kevin Hays, Matt Brewer
  • 12 | 2015 Dusseldorf, DE Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 12 | 2015 Bern, CH Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Paris, FR Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Basel, CH Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Lausanne, CH Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Zurich, CH Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Ferrara, IT Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Verona, IT Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Marostica, IT Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'
  • 11 | 2015 Bologna, IT Kevin Hays - Gregoire Maret '1+1'

Discography Kevin Hays 'New Day' Trio

  • 2015 New Day Album | Sunnyside
  • 2011 Modern Music Album | Nonesuch
  • 2010 Variations Album | Pirouet
  • 2009 Kevin Hays Trio Live at Smalls Album | SmallsLive
  • 2008 You've Got A Friend Album | Jazz Eyes
  • 2006 The Dreamer Album | Artistshare
  • 2004 Open Range Album | Act
  • 2001 What Survives Album | NDS Records
  • 1994 Andalucia Album | Blue Note Records
  • 1993 Go Round Album | Blue Note Records
  • 1991 7th Sense Album | Blue Note Records

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Origin

  • New York US

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Kevin Hays Piano
  • Rob Jost Bass
  • Greg Joseph Drums

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