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Lloyd Mayers
Lloyd (* 1929 in Brooklyn, NY) was a pianist. He attended the High School of Performing Arts and studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Lloyd was known as superb accompanist for some of the great singers, including Dinah Washington and Gloria Lynn. He was also in the piano chair for some of the great studio orchestras and road bands. He was the pianist on tenor saxophonist Sam "The Man" Taylor's "Plays The Black And The Beautiful" and organist on Lou Donaldson's "Rough House Blues" in 1963. He also played piano on Oliver Nelson's "Impressions Of Phaedra".


A Taste Of Honey
United Artists Jazz UAJS 15018
recorded 1962 in Los Angeles, CA/USA
Lloyd G. Mayers, organ
Oliver Nelson, arrangement
Britt Woodman, trombone
Paul Faulise, trombone
Tommy MItchell, trombone
Urbie Green, trombone
Bernie Glow, trumpet
Clark Terry, trumpet
Doc Severinsen, trumpet
Snooky Young, trumpet
Don Butterfield, tuba
Barry Galbraith, guitar
George Duvivier, bass
Ed Shaughnessy, drums
Ray Barretto, bongos
Rough House Blues
Cadet LPS-768
released 1966
recorded December 1964 in New York City/USA
Lou Donaldson, alto sax
Oliver Nelson, conductor
Phil Woods, alto sax
Bob Ashton, tenor sax
Danny Bank, baritone sax
Dave Burns, trumpet
Ernie Royal, trumpet
Lloyd Mayers, organ
Richard Davis, bass
Grady Tate, drums

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