Lyle Mays

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

On February 10, 2020, Mays died after a long-illness in Los Angeles, aged 66.[3]

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  1. "NTSU Lab Band Record on Sale". Denton Record-Chronicle. October 2, 1974. p. 22. Retrieved December 5, 2014 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. "Grammy Nomination to Lab Band Album". The Courier-Gazette. January 30, 1976. p. 2. Retrieved December 5, 2014 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. "Lyle Mays, of Pat Metheny Group, Dies at 66", Best Classic Bands, February 11, 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020

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