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Roy Ayers was born on September 10, 1940 in Los Angeles. Thanks to his trombone playing father and piano teaching mother, he became immersed in music from day one and the story goes that he was given his first set of vibe mallets by his hero Lionel Hampton at the age of 5. Constantly performing and recording since the 1960s, he is one of the most famous jazz vibraphonists. He has produced some of the most loved modern soul-jazz records… read more

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  • Happy 75th birthday this week Mr. Ayers!
  • I'm wild smacked.
  • Really
  • Broken
  • aint got time to be tired
  • Unexcelled genius!
  • Love. Just about everyone of his cuts makes wanna live in a permanent summer.
  • I love Roy Ayers and his Music ...... I always have and it seems as if I always will ...... Running, running, running so far away ....... Of course Everybody, everybody loves the Sunshine .......
  • Coffy Is The Color
  • love him

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