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Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Matcy P

Check out this weeks beat submission, coming from the historically enriched town of Chicago, as Matcy P samples one of Roy Ayers’ most popular songs.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Vol. 4 (Download)

Our gift to our people is the fourth installment of our beat submission compilation. We present The Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Volume 4.

Smokey Robinson – Quiet Storm (Groove Boutique Remix f/ Roy Ayers) (2007)

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…

Karriem Riggins – Round The Outside (Alone Together) (Video) (2012)

A one of a kind video featuring the great Karriem Riggins, and the even greater Muhammad Ali.

Medline – Everybody Loves The Sunshine feat. Roni Alkekengi (Video Directed by Julia & Marius)

A creative video that comes from Hamburg, Germany, featuring a Roy Ayers cover and some ultra talented b-boys.

Jazz Portrait: "Roy Ayers" by Robert Trujillo

A brilliant work by Bay Area artist Robert “Tres” Trujillo.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: The Sugar King

Our beat submissions cover another place on the map. Today, we have The Sugar King, representing Lagos, Nigeria with his soulful Roy Ayers tribute.

Blaxploitation: The Best Of…

With the recent re-release of Marvin Gaye’s Trouble Man, we take a look back at some of the most iconic soundtracks of the Blaxploitation Era.

WildFlower: From Skylark, to Creative Source, to Estelle

There are few songs that have impacted many different eras and genres like “Wild Flower”. Read to find out what makes this particular version special.

Pharaoh Sanders Doesn't Smile

Well, usually he doesn’t. But this photograph shows a uncharacteristic side of the great jazzman.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Why Is There

Instead of sampling Roy Ayers, this weeks beat submission uses a popular sampled Roy Ayers Track for his inspiration.

Flying Lotus's Until the Quiet Comes and The Importance of Musical Imagery

Flying Lotus and his extraordinary project, the short film directed by Kahlil Joseph.

Stoned Soul Picnic Revisited (Laura Nyro's Version) (1968)

An entry from a new writer, Carl Edwards shares his personal experience and interpretation involving a classic Roy Ayers tune.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Incksalonius

Check out our latest beat submission from Brooklyn, NY. Producer Incksalonius gives her take on one of her favorite Roy Ayers cuts.

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.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Carled

Today is our first Beat Submission from the Baby Boomer generation, as we have the well traveled sounds of Carled, representing Denver, Colorado.

Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Virgo Red (1973) (Audio)

This is one of Roy Ayers’ best album, and this article explains why.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Monev360

Today we have a representative from North Carolina bring a classic boom bap sound to the Roy Ayers Project while sampling a Roy Ayers Classic.

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