William Bay is Chairman of the Board at Mel Bay Publications, Inc. He is an
accomplished guitarist and trumpet player and has performed on both instruments
in a wide variety of professional settings. He is experienced as a performer
and composer of music ranging from jazz and rock to the classics and sacred. He
received his bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his
master's from the University of Missouri. Bill has received international
acclaim for his innovative teaching methods, and he has authored over 200 books
with sales in the millions.