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Roy Ayers Making Some Jazz Tunes On His Vibraphone, Searchin / Sunhine And Liquid Love Are Great Tracks.

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Roy Ayers is an American funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player. Ayers began his career as a post-bop jazz artist, releasing several albums with Atlantic Records, before his tenure at ...

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So, yes. The usual suspects - the legends you expect - are present and accounted for in my next book, Vintage Black Glamour: Gentlemen’s Quarters. But! So are the legends you weren’t expecting - like the one and the only Roy Ayers. Composer. Singer. Vibraphonist. Genius. Did you know that he lives in James Baldwin’s old apartment in Harlem? Where else would a genius live?! I had a hard time deciding which chapter to place Mr. Ayers in - Virtuosos? Iconoclasts? Visionaries? ...

Roy Ayers September 10,1940 Roy Ayers was born. He is a funk, soul and jazz composer and vibraphone player. He turns 73 today.

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The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers. Roy Ayers