Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers is performing in Queensbridge tomorrow! Check this event listing over at Shredded Melody.

A popular jazz vibraphonist and vocalist, Ayers reached commercial popularity during the mid-’70s and early ’80s, crossing over into the mainstream charts. He is also celebrated as an important influence on the latter decade’s acid-jazz movement. Ayers had numerous hits on the R&B charts with several albums and singles during this period, including the Top 20 disco-influenced R&B hit ‘Running Away’ and the song ‘Everybody Loves The Sunshine’ which remains a perennial club favorite into the new millennium. He also produced and recorded the soundtrack for the now legendary film ‘Coffy’ starring Pam Grier.also performing: ERIC ROBERSON – Artist and storyteller, Eric Roberson is a singer’s singer. He writes from the heart and sings from the soul. He understands the duality of not only creating music, but also performing it for everyone to identify with, giving a voice to human emotion – namely love.