I’m heading into the studio with my ‘New Day’ Trio, and would love for you to share the experience with me!

I am very excited to have teamed up with PledgeMusic to launch a campaign for a recording with my ‘New Day Trio’! With the help of fans, we will be hitting the studio this summer. I am also thrilled to have some very special guests joining me on this recording, and working with Grammy-nominated producer, Matt Pierson.

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A collaboration between Kevin Hays, Brad Mehldau, and composer/arranger Patrick Zimmerli, Modern Music (Nonesuch) features pieces written by each of the three musicians as well as works by Steve Reich, Ornette Coleman, and Philip Glass with arrangements by Zimmerli.

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A beguiling and richly detailed piano duet.
5 stars. - Financial Times

Modern Music


Variations (Pirouet) is Kevin’s latest release and features the pianist in a solo context. Recorded in December 2010, Variations presents a suite of improvisations co-produced by Patrick Zimmerli, who helped provide structural support throughout the project.

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The results are striking and moving.
4 stars. – The Irish Times