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Gilles Peterson // BBC Radio 6 Music // Words and Music with Roy Ayers

September 15, 2015

Gilles speaks to legendary vibraphonist and singer Roy Ayers, in celebration of his 75th birthday this week.

The pair discuss Ayers’ journey from early jazz beginnings with Curtis Amy and Jack Wilson though to hits such as ‘Running Away’ and the original demo version of ‘Everybody Loves The Sunshine’.

Plus brand new music from Matthew Halsall, Pete Josef, The Pyramids and more!

Listen Here

Tennishu – Black
Jamie Woon – Sharpness
River Tiber – No Talk
Matthew Halsall – As I Walk
Roy Ayers – Ubiquity Hummin’
The Pyramids – Walking A Galaxy
ÌFÉ 3 – Mujeres (Iború Iboya Ibosheshé)
Robert Glasper – Stand Alone
Pete Josef – The Travelling Song
Chief & Deheb – Betina
DJ Khalab & Baba Sissoko – Tata
Branko – Eventually
Demons – The Wrong Person
Slime – Patricia’s Stories
Roy Ayers – Shadows
Chance The Rapper – Israel (Sparring)
Girls In Airports – Dovetail
Roy Ayers – Celebration
Roy Ayers – Everytime I See You
General Lee / The Space Army Band – We Did It Baby
Roy Ayers – Ubiquity Time And Space
Jill Scott – Watching Me
Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers – Africa, Center of the World
Curtis Amy – A Soulful Bee, A Soulful Rose
Roy Ayers – Ricardo’s Dilemma
Jack Wilson – Days Of Wine And Roses
Jack Wilson Quartet – Ramblin’
Herbie Mann – Sense Of No Return
Roy Ayers – Everybody Loves The Sunshine (Original Demo Version)
Roy Ayers – We Live In Brooklyn, Baby
Roy Ayers – Running Away
John Coltrane – Giant Steps
Tyler The Creator – Find Your Wings
Roy Ayers – Sweet Tears
Roy Ayers – Love Will Bring Us Back Together
Eji Oyewole – Charity Begins At Home
Third Wave – Love Train
Rim Kwaku – Love Me For Real
Michael White – So Good To Me (Your Love)
DJ Harrison – Country Virginia
MDSGN – Special Unreleased
Johnny Hammond – A Child’s Love (Fast)
Roy Ayers – Gotta Find A Lover
Roy Ayers – Life Is Just A Moment
Roy Ayers – Reaching For The Highest Please