Roy Ayers to release first studio album in 18 years

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  • Out this month, the LP is a collaboration with US producer Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, formerly of A Tribe Called Quest.
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  • Roy Ayers has a new studio album on the way, his first since 2002. Out on June 19th, Roy Ayers: Jazz Is Dead 2 is a collaboration with US producer Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, formerly of legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest. Younge and Muhammad run the label Jazz Is Dead, which is releasing the eight-track LP. The album, which was recorded at Younge's Linear Labs studio in Los Angeles, also features the likes of drummer Greg Paul and vocalists Loren Oden, Joy Gilliam, Saudia Yasmein. Listen to the first single, "Synchronize Vibration," and check out some photos from the studio sessions.
    Tracklist 01. Synchronize Vibration 02. Hey Lover 03. Soulful And Unique 04. Shadows Of The East 05. Sunflowers 06. Gravity 07. Solace 08. African Sounds Jazz Is Dead will release Roy Ayers: Jazz Is Dead 2 on June 19th, 2020.