Lyle Mays

American jazz musician (1953–2020) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Lyle David Mays (November 27, 1953 – February 10, 2020)[1] was an American jazz pianist, composer, and member of the Pat Metheny Group.[2][3] Metheny and Mays composed and arranged nearly all of the group's music, for which Mays won eleven Grammy Awards.[4]

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Portrait of Lyle Mays by Michel Delsol (1988)

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Lyle Mays
Birth nameLyle David Mays
Born(1953-11-27)November 27, 1953
Wausaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
DiedFebruary 10, 2020(2020-02-10) (aged 66)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresJazz, Contemporary jazz
Instrument(s)Piano, keyboards
Years active1975–2020
LabelsECM, Geffen, Warner Bros.