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Here Comes Roy Ayers’ First Studio Album In 18 Years

Legendary American artist Roy Ayers has announced a new album ‘Roy Ayers JID002,’ his first full project in more than a decade.

The juzz-funk master features the likes of multi-instrumentalist and producer Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad from the iconic Hip Hip group A Tribe Called Quest on the album scheduled for release on June 18 under the Jazz Is Dead label launched by Younge and Shaheed Muhammad.

The ‘Roy Ayers JID002’ album will be the first release under Jazz Is Dead

The project also features the likes of Greg Paul(drums), Loren Oden, Joy Gilliam, Saudia Yasmein, Elgin Clark and Anitra Castleberry (all on Vocals), and Phil Ranelin (trombone) and Wendell Harrison (clarinet/sax)

The 8-track album was recorded in 2018.

Check out an offering ‘Synchronize Vibration’ from the album here:


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