Hayes Greenfield

Filmmaker, bandleader, and educator

Hayes Greenfield has been active on the New York City jazz scene since the late '70s. As sideman, he has built enduring associations with such notable artists as Jaki Byard, Rashied Ali, Paul Bley, Barry Altschul, and Richie Havens. As bandleader, Hayes has recorded and produced a number of critically acclaimed CDs and played throughout the U.S. and Canada, headlining in such popular New York City clubs as the Blue Note, Birdland, the Knitting Factory, and CBGB's. European tours have taken him and his bands to the Aalen Jazz Festival in Germany, Brighton Jazz Festival in the U.K., and more. As a film composer, Hayes has scored more than 60 films, documentaries, commercials, and TV specials, many of which have received awards, including an Emmy. In 2006 Hayes was recognized by New York University who honored him with the SCPS/GSP 2005 Marc Crawford Jazz Educators Award. To learn more about Hayes Greenfield, visit hayesgreenfield.com

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