All About Jazz is celebrating Bill Mays' birthday today!
I was born in Sacramento, CA" (William Allen Mays) Feb. 5, 1944. There was always music in our home. My dad, Bill Sr., was a minister, and played the piano, organ, trombone, guitar and harmonica, so gospel music was the first music I heard. My mom, Martha, a homemaker, had a beautiful, very natural, voice and I have vivid memories of him playing the accordion while she sang. Dad\'s trombone was an old, silver valved one... Read more.
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