Bill Mays' Inventions Trio Set for Centenary Stage, 10/28

On Sunday, October 28th, at 2:00 p.m. Centenary Stage Company will be presenting a performance by renowned jazz musician Bill Mays and The Inventions Trio in The Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center.

Bill Mays has been performing nationally as a pianist and keyboardist with a variety of musical backgrounds in jazz, gospel, pop, and classical music. Over the past five decades, Mays has worked with multiple renowned artists, including Barry Manilow, Frank Sinatra, and Frank Zappa to name a feW. Mays’ keyboard compositions have also been included in numerous television shows, movie soundtracks, and talk shows including Interview With A Vampire, Rocky, CBS Early Morning, and Late Night with Jay Leno. The Inventions Trio is a musical group collaborated by Mays, trumpeter/flugelhornist Marvin Stamm, and cellist Alisa Horn. The Inventions Trio has performed nationally at festivals, colleges, and musical institutes.

According to Mays, “Whether playing Borodin or Bird, Bach or bop, the aim is to find great melodies, let the music swing, always honoring the rich traditions from which we’re drawing and building upon.”

To purchase tickets or to find more information on any of the events listed, visit or call the box office at (908) 979-0900. Tickets are $17.50 in advance and 22.50 at the door, with discounts for seniors and students.

The Centenary Stage Company is a not-for-profit professional equity theatre, in residence at Centenary College, dedicated to serving as a cultural resource for audiences of the Skylands Region with professional music, theatre and dance events and arts education programs throughout the year. Performances at the Centenary Stage Company are made possible through the visionary support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, and CSC members, friends and sponsors, including Premier Sponsor Heath Village, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Regional Medical Center and The Holiday Inn, and Series sponsors, Fulton Bank, and Mamas & Café Baci.<

Pictured: Marvin Stamm, Bill Mays, and Alisa Horn