Category Archives: DIVA founder Stanley Kay

Stanley goes to lunch with Dick Cully

Dick Cully has shared some wonderful video of conversation between himself, Stanley, and Brent Proctor. As Dick says, the videos are a rare opportunity to hear “stories you’ve never heard before from a man who knew Mr. Rich better than … Continue reading

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2013 Stanley Kay Scholarship winner Merlin Joseph, Jr.

Merlin Joseph, Jr. is a born musician. Merlin started playing drums at age 2, when his Little Tike drum was his favorite toy. He has since grown to become a master of percussion instruments with a passion for the drum … Continue reading

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Essay on Stanley Kay

Read a beautiful essay about Stanley Kay, written by Eric Ashby (son of Marty Ashby, Executive Producer of MCG Jazz in Pittsburgh)

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The Stanley Kay Series

Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra present The Stanley Kay Series: three of DIVA’s most popular arrangements, now available for your ensemble to play. Visit the DIVA arrangements for sale page for samples and ordering.

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Stanley Kay, 1924-2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our founder, mentor, and friend Stanley Kay. Please visit Stanley’s page to read about him, view pictures, sign the guestbook, and donate to a scholarship fund in his name.

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