Happy Birthday Roy Ayers. ‘Everybody Loves Roy’

in post-bop jazz, helped pioneer jazz-funk in the 1970s and ventured into house and hip-hop during the 2000s and 2010s. Official Website : Many of Ayers’ songs including: “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”,”Searchin”, Running Away” have been frequently sampled and remixed by DJ’s worldwide. The Roy Ayers Project : RoyAyersProject.com is...

Motown publish Erykah Badu’s second album : ‘Mama’s Gun’…

...Vocals On (11) . Roy Ayers – Vibraphone . Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – Drums . Roy Hargrove – Trumpet . Pino Palladino – Bass . Shaun Martin – Keyboards . Leonard “Doc” Gibbs – Percussion . Erik Steinert – Sequencing, Pro-Tools . Larry Gold – Cello . Emma Kummrow –...

Alicia Keys releases her sixth album : ‘Here’ featuring ‘In…

...(Mark Batson, Kasseem Dean, Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly) – 03:10 . 4.Elaine Brown (Interlude) (Alicia Keys) – 00:50 . 5.Kill Your Mama (Alicia Keys, Emeli Sandé) – 02:40 . 6.She Don’T Really Care_1 Luv (William Henry Allen, Roy Ayers, Edwin Birdsong, Walter Booker, Kasseem Dean, Kamaal Fareed, Tyrone Johnson, Ali...

Mary J. Blige releases her third album ‘Share My World’ featuring…

...(Mary J. Blige, L. Blige-Dacosta) – 03:51 . 13.Can’T Get You Off My Mind (Blige, R. Jerkins, Jason Phillips, Sean Jacobs, David Styles) – 04:45 . 14.Get To Know You Better (Bryce Wilson) – 04:34 . 15.Searching (Blige, L. Blige-Dacosta, Xenos Dacosta, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins, Roy Ayers) – 04:52...

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The…

...Karen Evans, Roy Ayers) – 03:21 . 11.Can’T Get Enough (Mary J. Blige, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) – 03:40 . 12.Ain’T Really Love (Mary J. Blige, Bryan-Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Candice Childress) – 04:40 . 13.I Found My Everything (Mary J. Blige, Raphael...

Kedar publish Erykah Badu’s ‘Live’ album (1997)

...Badu, Jaborn Jamal) – 05:25 . 4.Reprise – 2:13 . 5.Appletree (Erykah Badu, Robert Bradford) – 02:54 . 6.Ye Yo (Erykah Badu) – 06:07 . 7.Searching (Roy Ayers) – 04:26 . 8.Boogie Nights/All Night (James A. Johnson, Rodney L. Temperton) – 06:03 . 9.Certainly (Erykah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah) – 07:06...

Everybody Is A Busy Body

...to the most soulful site on the net : The greatest successes (of Roy Ayers’Ubiquity) came with the nowadays classic jazz/disco tune “Running Away” from the 1977 album Lifeline. Another big Ubiquity hit was also the tune, “Everybody loves the sunshine”, from 1976. Traincha : Burt Bacharach really wanted Traincha...

GRP/Verve publish George Benson’s ‘Absolute Benson’ featuring…

Christian Mcbride – Bass . Ricky Peterson – Organ, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Arrangements . Luisito Quintero – Percussion . Joe Sample – Organ, Piano, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Arrangements . Claudia Acuña – Backing Vocals . Lisa Fischer – Backing Vocals . Roy Ayers – Backing Vocals . Richard Shade – Backing Vocals...

We remember Alphonse Mouzon. ‘Fusion Moves On’

...artists as Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Patrick Moraz, Tommy Bolin and Chubby Checker as well as jazz notables like Gil Evans, Roy Ayers, George Benson, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Stanley Clarke and dozens of others. He has also recorded extensively with European jazz players: Klaus Doldinger’s...

Gordy publish Rick James’ ‘Throwin’ Down’ featuring The…

...Vocals . Roy Ayers – Vibraphone . Donny Keider – Vibraphone . Grace Slick – Backing Vocals . Jean Carn – Backing Vocals . Julia Tillman Waters – Backing Vocals . Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs – Backing Vocals . Maxine Willard Waters – Backing Vocals . Patti Brooks – Backing Vocals ....