Happy Birthday Roy Ayers. ‘Everybody Loves Roy’
This day (September 10, 1940), in Los Angeles, California, is born Roy Ayersa composer and vibraphone player, he began his career in post-bop jazz, helped pioneer jazz-funk in the 1970s and ventured into house and hip-hop during the 2000s and 2010s.
1 . Searching (2018)
2 . Red, Black & Green (2017)
3 . Ubiquity (2016)
4 . Sweet Tears (2014)
5 . Everybody Loves The Sunshine
6 . Battle Of The Vibes
7 . Running Away
8 . w/ Kenny Garrett – Urban Jungle
9 . Showing Their Moves In Moscow (2008)
10 . Umbria Jazz (2008)
11 . Talks Hip Hop Sampling And Music Longevity
12 . Everybody Loves The Sunshine
 Roy Ayer’s Ubiquity – that is Roy Ayers (vb), Donald Nicks (b), Jamal Peoples (kb), John Pressley (voc) and Troy Miller (d) – is at Band on the Wall in Manchester, United Kingdom >> 8 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Roy Ayers and his band are at New Morning in Paris >> 53 MINUTES on RVM >>
 The Five Faces of Jazz gathers the Herbie Mann Quintet – that is Herbie Mann (fl), Roy Ayers (vb), Chick Anemian (oud), Reggie Workman (b) and Bruno Carr (d) plus Babatunde Olatunji (perc) – , the Luiz Henrique Trio – that is Luis Enrique (g, voc), Don Payne (b) and Don McDonald (d)- and the Gabor Szabo Quintet – that is Gabor Szabo (g), Louis Stewart (g), Louis Kabok (b), Bill Goodwin (d) and Hal Gordon (perc) at Newport Jazz Festival >> 58 MINUTES on RVM >>
Wikipedia : This day (September 10, 1940), in Los Angeles, California, is born Roy Ayersa composer and vibraphone player, he began his career 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 all things Roy Ayers and much more. It is driven by the his music of Roy Ayers, as well as his message, essence, and influences
@ last.fm : Gilles Peterson described this as the equivalent of finding a lost Beatles album. No doubt this helped him win the Gilles Peterson 2004 Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award. Roy Ayers is ageless and evergreen and as per the title of another one of hits, remember “We All Live In Brooklyn Baby”.
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