I Want To Ta-Ta You Baby (1976)

Searchin’ – Roy Ayers (1976)

South Central LA-born Ayers was destined for music – his father was a trombonist, his mother a piano teacher.


Theme From The Planets – Dexter Wansel (1976)

Recording artist out of Philly.

Could Heaven Ever Be Like This – Idris Muhammad (1977)

Expertly, euphorically sampled in Jamie XX’s new album.

Ancient Source – Caldera (1977)

From Sky Islands, co-produced by Earth, Wind & Fire’s keyboardist Larry Dunn. Sampled by Rick Ross.

Black Cow – Steely Dan (1977)

Dukey Stick – George Duke (1978)

Isn’t It Time To See – Tetrack (1978)

Brazilian Love Affair – George Duke (1979)