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We all know about Shaft, but here is another soundtrack by Isaac Hayes that be even better.
Today marks the release of Columbia Nights first EP, Dawn | Dusk. Take a listen to what they have to say.
There are only a select few that have had a career that can parallel Roy Ayers, but this is one thing that sets him apart from all the rest.
While Roy Ayers was a heavy influence for many Hip Hop artists in the 90’s, Smif n Wesson sampled more than just Roy Ayers’ music.
Eddie Russ is an unfamiliar name in many jazz circles, but his sound is definitely one that you should know.
One of Roy Ayers earliest, and best recordings, “Stoned Cold Picnic” is a symbolic album with a legendary cast.
A name who is unfamiliar to many, Nate Davis plays superbly on his 1976 album entitled “If”
Lonnie Liston Smith and Dom Kennedy come from two separate sides of the country, and are from two different eras, but they have way more in common than they might think.
Wiz Khalifa’s tattoo anthem may sound arrogant to some, but one thing is for sure is that this song couldn’t have been made without this 1970’s classic song by The Blackbyrds.
José James is a true relic, and he proves his love and appreciation for jazz as he tributes one of the most iconic instrumentalists in jazz history.
Herbie Hancock’s early adaptation of the vocoder was masterful in this late 70s classic song.
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.
Bobby Hutcherson’s most unconventional work proves to be his best. “Montara” is not only Hutcherson’s best work, but it could be one of Blue Note’s best releases.
“Vibratiions” was produced during the heart of Roy Ayers’ Ubiquity years, and this particular album is monumental for more reasons than one.
The extremely talented 1-O.A.K. breaks out of the box in his debut album entitled “Special Request”.
The title says it all, as Brother Hayling gives us 10 Rhodes songs that we MUST hear, as well as audio examples so you can see why these songs are a must for your audio memory bank.
A rare look at the master of the Latin Vibraphone, Mr. Cal Tjader…and he brought a magnificent cast with him.