Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers  American Musician


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Roy Ayers is a 80 year old American Musician. Born Roy E. Ayers, Jr. on 10th September, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA and educated at Thomas Jefferson High School, he is famous for Often called the "Godfather of acid jazz" because of his popularity in England in the `80s, Roy Ayers may be best known for his song "Everybody Loves the Sunshine", the title track to his 1976 effort. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Roy Ayers is a member of the following lists: American dance musicians, American singer-songwriters and Atlantic Records artists.


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First Name Roy
Last Name Ayers
Full Name at Birth Roy E. Ayers, Jr.
Age 80 years
Birthday 10th September, 1940
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Nevins Middle School, Thomas Jefferson High School
University Los Angeles City College
Occupation Text Musician, songwriter, film scorer
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Often called the "Godfather of acid jazz" because of his popularity in England in the `80s, Roy Ayers may be best known for his song "Everybody Loves the Sunshine", the title track to his 1976 effort
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, Jazz-Fusion, Funk, Acid Jazz, Disco, Soul Jazz, R&B, House, Hip Hop
Music Genre Jazz
Year(s) Active 1962–present
Music Style Jazz-Funk, Easy Listening, Instrumental Pop, Soul Jazz, Fusion, Jazz-Pop, Jazz Instrument, Vibraphone/ Marimba Jazz
Music Mood Summery, Stylish, Laid-Back/Mellow, Warm, Relaxed, Soothing, Intimate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Sensual, Joyous, Passionate, Party/Celebratory, Earthy, Organic, Playful
Instrument Vibraphone
Instrument (text) Vocals, Vibraphone, Keyboards
Record Label Atlantic, Polydor, Ichiban, Golden Mink, Nature Sounds, Columbia
Associated Acts Ramp, Roy Ayers Ubiquity, Fela Kuti, Tyler The Creator, Edwin Birdsong
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Roy Ayers (born September 10, 1940) is an American funk, soul, and jazz composer, vibraphone player, and music producer. Ayers began his career as a post-bop jazz artist, releasing several albums with Atlantic Records, before his tenure at Polydor Records beginning in the 1970s, during which he helped pioneer jazz-funk. He is a key figure in the acid jazz movement, and has been dubbed "The Godfather of Neo Soul". He is best known for his compositions "Everybody Loves the Sunshine", "Searchin", and "Running Away". At one time, he was said to have more sampled hits by rappers than any other artist.

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Roy Ayers80 VirgoMusician
Jody Watley61 AquariusSinger
Lionel Hampton94 AriesPercussionist
Dexter Gordon67 PiscesActor




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