Music legend Roy Ayers was a guest at Dr. Lenora Fulani’s “Interviews by a Black Independent” at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on Thursday, Dec. 13. Fulani and Ayers held a wide-ranging discussion that included his accomplished career, the history of jazz and hip-hop and the necessity of the arts in education. The interview included lively participation by the audience of over 100 people. “Interviews by a Black Independent” is a forum for new conversations with people of achievement and leadership who are making a difference. The event is free and open to the public.