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An unorthodox jazz album from a jazz legend.
Henry Franklin may have an ordinary, common name, but his sound is anything bu
In a Roy Ayers Project exclusive, the collective of Alexis Davis gives us a free download of their latest tribute to Roy Ayers.
An album that has lived many lives, today we appreciate RAMP’s land mark album, Come Into Knowledge.
6 degrees of separation works for everything, and when you connect these two, it is proof that everything is connected in one way or another.
Kendrick Lamar is the best thing to happen to Hip Hop in many years, and in this example he uses Roy Ayers as his inspiration.
In 2007, Motown opened up its vault to an elite group of DJs and producers to flip a few classics. Contributers included ?uestlove & James Poyser (producing under…
Ten years later, we provide an alternative opinion on one of the most scrutinized albums of all-time.
Robert Glasper is a tremendous talent, and when he is inspired by another tremendous talent, you can imagine that the result is on another level.
Japanese musician Kan Sano gives us an excellent cover of the classic Roy Ayers tune.
We all know the greatness of A Tribe Called Quest, but they’re influence on hip hop is immeasurable.
In the spirit of everything Brasil, here is a reintroduction to the brief, but timeless era of Tropicália, courtesy of Sa-Ra’s Om’Mas Keith.
Listen to one of Cal Tjader’s most popular releases, and hear why he’s one of the greats.
Roy Ayers’ fusion sound is best exemplified in this 1975 release.
Columbia Nights reexamines a lost gem from the Sade songbook.
This 1967 album by Herbie Mann features a young Roy Ayers as one of his sidemen.
Although the record cover doesn’t look the part, this album is filled with samples by contemporary artists, and it is brought to you by the great organists Johnny Hammond.
Ed O.G. and Da Bulldogs give a thoughtful message over a classic Roy Ayers sample.
David Axelrod is an extremely unique musician, and this 1975 album is unlike any other Axelrod album for many reasons.