Bill MacKay

Guitarist/Composer Bill MacKay has played across Chicagoland since 1998. A native of Pittsburgh, he has traveled and performed across the U.S. with his attention on rock, jazz and other folk music forms. His playing is featured on two recent recordings: Violinist Savoir Faire's Delmark Records debut Running out of Time, and the self-titled debut of his group Sounds of Now, on Son of Fire Recordings. The latter features all original compositions and is available on cdbaby. MacKay is also a poet and has composed soundtracks for 2 independent films. In Chicago he has been honored to play with Greg Ward, Jason Ajemian, Bud Melvin, Kyle Hernandez, Tim Daisy, Laurie Lee Moses, Todd Hill, Dan Godston, Kurt Iselt, Jessica Billey, Ben Boye, Alex Lilly and John Celebi among so many other marvelous musicians/persons.

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