A proud alum of UCIrvine, Max has been lighting up the jazz world with his scintillating keyboard wizardry. Max was named a Rising Star by the Orange County Performing Arts Center. He has won 2nd prizes at the Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition and the Great American Jazz Piano Competition in Florida. He was a finalist in the Horace Silver Piano Competition and UWF Phillips Jazz Piano Competition. After four great years in NYC, Max has returned to LA, working extensively as a leader and side-man. The Max Haymer Trio appears regularly at the world famous Catalina Bar and Grill in LA.