A superior very difficult bop drummer most widely known for helping soloists instead of taking the spotlight himself, Louis Hayes led a band in Detroit mainly because an adolescent and was with Yusef Lateef during 1955-1956. He previously three notable organizations: Horace Silver’s Quintet (1956-1959), the Cannonball Adderley Quintet (1959-1965), as well as the Oscar Peterson Trio (1965-1967). Hayes frequently teamed up with Sam Jones, both with Adderley and Peterson and in freelance configurations. He led a number of groups through the 1970s, including quintets co-led by Junior Make and Woody Shaw. Louis Hayes made an appearance on many information over time with everyone from John Coltrane and Cecil Taylor to McCoy Tyner, Freddie Hubbard, and Dexter Gordon, and it has led classes for Vee-Jay (1960), Timeless (1976), Muse (1977), and Candid (1989). Because the ’90s, he offers continued to stay active liberating such albums as Louis most importantly in 1996, Quintessential Lou in 2000, and Dreamin’ of Cannonball in 2002.