1970 to 2010
February 5, 1944 in Sacramento
New York, New York, United States
For other people named William Mays, see William Mays (disambiguation). William Allen Mays (born February 5, 1944), best known as Bill Mays, is an American jazz pianist from Sacramento, California. Biography: He came from a musical family and at the age of 15 became interested in jazz at an Earl Hines concert. From 1969 to the early 1980s Mays worked as a studio session musician in Los Angeles.