Jazz artist who gained fame for his Kevin Hays Trio and as a member of the Bill Stewart Trio.
His 1994 album Seventh Sense was declared by Musician Magazine to be one of the Top 40 Jazz Releases of the Year.
His family recognized his talents while he was still young, and he was taking piano lessons by the time he was six. He was a professional by age 15.
He was asked to join John Scofield's acclaimed band Quiet.