Sampled by many artists such as Ice Cube, Tribe Called Quest, Erikah Badu, Jill Scott, the legendary vibraphonist and Godfather of Acid Jazz Roy Ayers will be live the 13th december in the Jazz Club Bird.
FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER 2013 – 21:30
3032 AH Rotterdam
TICKETS: 24 EURO
In 1973, he produced the soundtrack for the blaxploitation movie “Coffy” starring Pam Grier.
As a producer and musician touching Soul, Jazz, R&B, Funk, Roy Ayers has collaborated with Fela Kuti, Sylvia Striplin, Ramp, Whitney Houston, Guru (Jazzmatazz vol.1), Masters at Work, Kerry Chandler, Pete Rock and many more.
With his 2 record labels Roy Ayers is behind the success of many artists.
At the age of 73 years old the icon is still touring and asked by many for featurings and productions.
A documentary titled “The Roy Ayers Project” is planned to be released in 2014. The project features many hip hop producers who have sampled his music and people who have been influenced by him and his music.
Video by Dominic McLeman