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Roy Ayers Project Update #21: Preview Screenings, New Site

We have some great milestones coming up, and we are asking you to share them with us. Check out our upcoming events!

Vinyl Fridays: Our Analog Journey Through Sound

One of our writers, Hayling, explains how he and his select group of friends are keeping the spirit of vinyl alive, as well as developing an in depth understanding to what they’re listening to.

Herbie Hancock – Hang Up Your Hangups (Live) (1976)

Check out this great performance of Herbie Hancock performing live, as well as a fan made video that

Cruel Summer: The Downside of Musical Piracy

With the recent release of G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer, the problematic nature of musical piracy takes center stage.

The Crusaders – Stomp and Buck Dance (1974) (Live) (Video)

This live performance of The Crusaders is a great example of the funk that they provided for music.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Yung Miss

Our first female beat submission representer comes from the I.E. Lets welcome the soulful sound of Yung Miss, using Roy Ayers and Wayne Henderson for her inspiration.

Grover Washington, Jr. – Winelight (1981) (Live) (Video)

Check out the late great Grover Washington Jr. in this 1981 performance in Philadelphia.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Biggems

Today, we bring the Beat Submissions back with a bang, as we introduce producer Biggems from the Netherlands.

Digable Planets – 9th Wonder (Video & Remixes) (1994)

Overlooked by mainstream media, this profound single is one that incorporated art, music, and message.

Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce (1965) (Audio)

Listen to one of Cal Tjader’s most popular releases, and hear why he’s one of the greats.

70|30 Presents: Brasiliana – Mixed by DJ Haylow (Promotional Video)

DJ Haylow is releasing his first mix in two years, and this one comes equipped with a promotional video to help you understand where his new project is coming from.

Poncho Sanchez – I Showed Them (Live at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, Circa 2004)

A brilliant performance from a master in Latin percussion.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Dutchmassive

The smooth sounds of the well traveled producer Dutchmassive represents this weeks beat submission soundtrack.

Abdullah Ibrahim – For John Coltrane (Live) | A Midsummer Night’s Eulogy

Taking a moment out to eulogize one of our most important figures, forty-five years later.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: magOwl

Check out the fresh sounds of the veteran producer from Stockholm, Sweden who goes by the name magOwl. Enjoy!

The Eighties Ladies – Ladies of the 80s (Audio) (1980)

This Roy Ayers produced album is a true gem, and the sound of the Eighties Ladies is one that is still in popular demand.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submisson: ömi

Roy Ayers’ influence reaches to Switzerland, and producer ömi provides us with the soundtrack.

“Songs for Women” and Other Interesting Stories

Of all the conversation surrounding artist Frank Ocean, it always goes back to the music.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Alphonse

Check out the young talented producer Alphonse representing Boston, as he turns the smooth Roy Ayers jam into a certified head nodder.

Sam Cooke / Aretha Franklyn / Roy Ayers – You Send Me (Video)

Roy Ayers has been known for doing covers for his entire career, and this may be one of his best. Watch him, along with Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin perform “You Send Me” live.