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Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers

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Herbie Mann: Both/And, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 13 December 1967

Exciting Quintet in Town ...

Roy Ayers

Interview by John Swenson, Zoo World, 6 June 1974

VIBRAPHONE VIRTUOSO Roy Ayers slouches in a scoop chair in a loose fitting tweed coat, talking with great animation about his latest album, Virgo Red. He smiles ...

Roy Ayers: The 35 Year Success Story

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 21 September 1976

Mr. A's been in the biz for 3 decades and right now he's enjoying more success than ever. Black music is the heart of American ...

Blow for Love and Money part 2: Since The Explosion

Overview by Davitt Sigerson, Black Music, April 1977

In part two of his analysis of crossover jazz, Davitt Sigerson looks at developments during the last three years. ...

The Ambidexterous Mind Of Roy Ayers

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 8 November 1977

IN AMONGST that unending list of people who've been patiently waiting in the wings for that catapult into the realms of superstardom is a gentleman ...

Roy Ayers, Idris Muhammad: Avery Fisher Hall, New York NY

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 17 January 1978

Ayers/Muhammad: funk in the snow ...

Roy Ayers: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Davitt Sigerson, Melody Maker, 10 February 1979

THE WITTY, sham-fundamentalist introductions of trumpeter John Mosley were not the only examples of crowd manipulation at Roy Ayers' packed Hammersmith appearance. Despite no sets ...


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