Pure southern gospel music with a desire to reach families is what The Hayes Family is all about. From their first note to their last, any listener will enjoy their musical abilities reaching audiences young and old alike.
They have been singing together for four decades, developing the full family harmony they have today. Their soothing intricate melodies have given them the ingredient to be one of America's favorite family groups.
Howard and Lucy Hayes shared their testimony to thousands of people for 50 years. Howard loved Gospel Music from the time he was a teenager, and felt the Lord's call to minister to people through music. He passed away in September 2011 after a battle with cancer.
Highly respected by her peers, Lucy Hayes is the epitome of what a Christian lady and mother should be. Her children praise her for her abilities as a talented pianist who gave them the lessons for making them the accomplished musicians she had prayed for them to be.
Janet Haas, the oldest of three children, gives her expertise as a keyboardist as well as providing the high part for the family. She has also penned several songs for The Hayes Family. Each recording project includes at least one of her songs.
Sharon Hodges, whose vocal quality is of the highest form, is accepted by fans and peers alike. Her unique alto voice, along with her exceptional keyboard abilities, make her a favorite for all to see and hear. She and Janet double on the keyboard for at least one or two songs for each concert delighting every audience.
The youngest of the three children, Mylon Hayes is equally as talented as his sisters. His abilities to play a bass guitar are surpassed by few. Every audience enjoys his unique style of singing as well.
The Hayes Family has many different musical styles including old convention songs using just the piano and bass guitar for accompaniment, typical southern gospel style using the fine accompaniment of their own soundtracks with piano and bass, old hymns of the church or an instrumental by the children. They are a fresh package of southern gospel music - family style - for any audience.