ROY AYERS feat PETE ROCK, Thundercat & J.Rocc!

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ROY AYERS feat PETE ROCK, Thundercat & J.Rocc!

Time: November 17, 2011 at 8pm to November 18, 2011 at 2am
Location: Exchange LA (Downtown LA)
Street: 618 S. Spring Street
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://homage.eventbrite.com/
Event Type: music, concert
Organized By: ArtDontSleep & EVFA (Edgar Varela Fine Arts)
Latest Activity: Nov 8, 2011

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Event Description

EVFA & ArtDontSleep present:
Homage

Live Performances by:
Roy Ayers featuring Pete Rock (Live full band)

Opening Performance by:
Thundercat (Live)
and
J.Rocc

Lounge DJ's:
Anthony Valadez, Clifton Weaver, Destroyer, Lee Joseph & Marlon Fuentes

Hosted By: Garth Trinidad

Thursday November 17th, 2011 :: 8pm-2am :: 21 and wiser

Exchange LA:
618 S. Spring Street :: Los Angeles, CA 90014 :: (213) 627-8070

Tickets: http://homage.eventbrite.com/
25$ presale :: 30$ Regular

Table Bottle Service Available: ella@exchangela.com

Enjoy this complimentary mix from Anthony Valdez:
http://hypebeast.com/2011/10/ron-ayers-homage-mix-by-anthony-valadez/

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Learn more:

Roy Ayers:
Roy Ayers was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in a musical family. At the age of five, Lionel Hampton gave him his first pair of mallets, which led to the vibraphone being his trademark sound for decades. The area of Los Angeles that Ayers grew up in, now known as "South Central", but then known as "South Park", was the epicenter of the Southern California Black Music Scene. The schools Roy attended (Wadsworth Elementary, Nevins Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson High School) were all close to the famed Central Avenue, Los Angeles' equivalent of Harlem's Lenox Avenue and Chicago's State Street.

Ayers was responsible for the highly regarded soundtrack to Jack Hill's 1973 blaxploitation film Coffy, which starred Pam Grier. He later moved from a jazz-funk sound to R&B, as seen on Mystic Voyage, which featured the songs "Evolution" and the underground disco hit "Brother Green (The Disco King)", as well as the title track from his 1976 album Everybody Loves the Sunshine.

In 1977, Ayers produced an album by the group RAMP, Come Into Knowledge, commonly and mistakenly thought to stand for "Roy Ayers Music Project". That Fall, he had his biggest hit with "Running Away". In 1980, Ayers released Music Of Many Colors with the Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti.

Since then, Roy Ayers has toured the world, many times over, released numerous records and had dozens of life changing collaborations. Roy also made a hug impact in the world of Hip-Hop and RnB. Many people have sampled him and covered him. Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blidge, Mos-Def, Digable Planets, DJ Shadow, Nas, Madlib, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, Common, The Pharcyde, Pete Rock, Jill Scott and many many more.

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Pete Rock:
“Soul Brother No. 1.” Rose to prominence in the early 1990s as one half of the critically acclaimed group Pete Rock & CL Smooth. After the duo went their separate ways, Rock continued with a solo career that has garnered him worldwide respect. Along with groups such as Stetsasonic, A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots and Gang Starr, Nas and Notorious B.I.G., Talib Kweli and the late J Dilla, Rock played a major role in the merging of elements from jazz into hip hop music (also known as jazz rap). He is widely recognized as one of the greatest hip hop producers of all time, and is often mentioned alongside DJ Premier and RZA as one of the mainstays of 1990s East Coast hip hop production.

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