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Roy Ayers

“Roy Ayers is the KING of neo-soul music!”
– Grammy Award Winning neo-soul artist, Erykah Badu


Vibraphonist/vocalist Roy Ayers is among the best-known, most loved and respected jazz/R&B artist on the music-scene today. Many of Ayers’ songs including: “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”,”Searchin”, Running Away” have been frequently sampled and remixed by DJ’s worldwide.

Routed Avails

Available for domestic and international dates.

Isolated dates also available.


Sat Dec 31 – Arlington, VA
Thu Jan 19 – New York, NY

Thu Jan 26 – Washington, DC

Fri Jan 27 – Washington, DC

Sat Jan 28 – Washington, DC

Sun Jan 29 – Washington, DC
Sat Feb 11 – Kansas City, MO

Sat May 5 – Pittsburgh, PA

Tue Jul 17 – New York, NY

Wed Jul 18 – New York, NY

Thu Jul 19 – New York, NY

Fri Jul 20 – New York, NY

Sat Jul 21 – New York, NY

Sun Jul 22 – New York, NY


The Hit List
Roy Ayers “Everybody Loves the Sunshine” Live


Roy Ayers live at La Palma Jazz Club Rome




Roy Ayers

Roy Edward Ayers, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA on September, 10 1940. He comes by his affinity with music naturally, as his mother Ruby Ayers was a schoolteacher and local piano instructor and his father Roy Sr., a sometimes-parking attendant and trombonist. As it often happens in a household filled with the love and the appreciation which for music, Roy began to demonstrate his musical aptitude by the tender age of five, by which time he was playing boogie woogie tunes on the piano. He turned to the steel guitar by the age of nice, had stints during his teens playing flute, trumpet and drums before embracing the vibes as his instrument of choice.

Perhaps Roy’s karmic destiny as a vibraphonist was by his parents’ decision to allow him attend a concert featuring the great Lionel Hampton’s Big Band. During “Hamps” customary stroll down the aisle to thank you his audience for attending, he noticed and ecstatic five-year-old boy. So impressed was “Hamp” by the child’s ebullience he walked over and presented young Roy Ayers Jr. with the gift of a lifetime… [read more]

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