May 1, 1968
New Mexico, United States
Kevin Hays (born May 1, 1968, New York City) is an American jazz pianist. He is known for the Kevin Hays Trio and being in the Bill Stewart Trio. Featured on dozens of recordings with a variety of leading jazz artists, ten CDs as leader, three on Blue Note Records, he has played with Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson, Ron Carter, Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, John Scofield, Donald Harrison, Chris Potter, Al Foster, Buster Williams, Art Farmer, and others. Hays was born in New York City and was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut.