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Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States (1937 – present)

Louis Hayes (born May 31, 1937, Detroit, Michigan) is an American .

His father played drums and piano and his mother the piano and he refers to the early influence of hearing , especially that of big bands, on the radio. His main influence was Philly Joe Jones and he was mentored by Papa Jo Jones.

Hayes led a band in Detroit as a teenager and worked with Yusef Lateef and Curtis Fuller from 1955-1956. His three most notable… read more

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