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Grant Green – The Final Comedown (1973)

The Final Comedown motion picture soundtrack was a much different sound for both Grant Green and Blue Note Records

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Marvin, Marvin: 10 Overlooked Classics From The Soulful Genius

In looking back at the life and times of Marvin Pentz Gaye, we examine some of his most overlooked, yet exceptionally brilliant, compositions.

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Herbie Hancock – I Thought It Was You (Video) (Circa 1980)

Herbie Hancock's early adaptation of the vocoder was masterful in this late 70s classic song.

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Top 10 Roy Ayers Loops

Loops, samples, breaks, rare grooves. Whatever you want to call em, Roy Ayers has got em. There are way too many to name, so here is a narrow list of the 10 best Roy Ayers loops.

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Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Vibrations (1976)

"Vibratiions" was produced during the heart of Roy Ayers' Ubiquity years, and this particular album is monumental for more reasons than one.

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Big Jacks – Daylight (Mixtape) (Download) (2012)

As one of Toronto's most established Hip Hop personalities, Big Jacks presents his latest mix tape "Daylight", which is a different vibe than you are used to.

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1-O.A.K. – Special Request (Album) (Download) (2011)

The extremely talented 1-O.A.K. breaks out of the box in his debut album entitled "Special Request".

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The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – The Price You Got to Pay to Be Free (1970)

A live recorded session of the Cannonball Adderley Quintet shows why Adderley is one of Jazz's elite.

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Donald Byrd – Black Byrd (1972)

Recorded in 1972, Donald Byrd's "Black Byrd" album was ahead of its time in a variety of ways.

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Bobbi Humphrey – Baby Don’t You Know (Produced by Roy Ayers) (1982)

Bobbi Humphrey's one and only song released on Roy Ayers' Uno Melodic record label is a great example of what a Roy Ayers production sounds like.

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Bobbi Humphrey – Fancy Dancer (1975)

Bobbi Humphrey is synonymous with fusion, and her 1975 release Fancy Dancer is her at her best.

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Cymande – Second Time Around (1973) (Audio)

This band may go overlooked when it comes to the genre of fusion, but they should definitely be on top of everyones list.

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Nicolay with The Hot At Nights – Shibuya Session EP (Audio) (Download) (2011)

Nicolay puts his best foot forward, as he releases an EP with The Hot At Nights to promote his national US tour.

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Roy Ayers Cover: Sylvia Striplin – Searchin' (1981)

Roy Ayers has been covered many times over, but this disco version of "Searchin" is one that should be recognized as one of the best.

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Joe Bataan – The Bottle (La Botella) (Multiple Versions)

A must-listen as Joe Bataan pays tribute to Gil Scott-Heron by doing his version of The Bottle.

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Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson – A Toast to the People (Audio & Lyrics) (1975)

A message to everyone who is in support of the world wide OCCUPY movement.

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Roy Ayers: The Emcee

We all know the versatility of the great Roy Ayers, but did you know he experimented with rap? Check out his way with words, as well as some of his famed comtemporaries.

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Vesta Williams- Don't Blow A Good Thing (Buscrates Radio Boogie Mix) (Audio) (2011)

Such a force to be reckoned with in the 80's and early 90's  with a strong and soulful voice, Vesta Williams recently left this earth September 22, 2011. Vesta didn't receive the acclaim that other r&b singers such as Chaka Khan and Anita Baker did at that time, but she ...

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Mark de Clive – Lowe feat. Nia Andrews – The Why (Audio) (2011)

code promo dieti natura New Zealand producer ...

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DJ Mizzo – After School Breaks (Recorded in 2005) (Download)

After School Breaks is a funk filled mix that is a must for your collection.

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