Louis Hayes



Louis Hayes

Rating
Active
1950
Born
May 31, 1937 in Detroit
Location
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Biography
Louis Hayes (born May 31, 1937, Detroit, Michigan) is an American jazz drummer. Biography: His father played drums and piano and his mother the piano and he refers to the early influence of hearing jazz, especially that of big bands, on the radio. His main influence was Philly Joe Jones and he was mentored by Papa Jo Jones. Hayes led a band in Detroit as a teenager and worked with Yusef Lateef and Curtis Fuller from 1955 to 1956. His three most notable associations are Horace Silver's Quintet (1956-1959), the Cannonball Adderley Quintet (1959-1965), and the Oscar Peterson Trio (1965-1967).

Top Songs by Louis Hayes


Lush Life

by , Steve Nelson, , David Bryant & Dezron Douglas

Autumn Leaves

by & The Cannonball Legacy Band

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Return of the Jazz Communicators

Return of the Jazz Communicators

Louis Hayes May 13, 2014

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