Jazz Musician of the Day: Bill Mays

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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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