Roy Hargrove Quintet

Roy Hargrove

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“The music world would be hard pressed to find another ambassador capable of traversing the worlds of straight-ahead swingin’ and the funky underground better than Roy Hargrove.”All About Jazz

Roy Hargrove – trumpet & flugelhorn
Justin Robinson – alto sax & flute
Sullivan Forner – piano
Ameen Saleem – bass
Quincy Phillips – drums
Trumpeter Roy Hargrove has firmly established himself as one of the premier players in jazz and beyond since being “discovered” at a Dallas, Texas, arts magnet high school by Wynton Marsalis in the mid-1980s. Early on he was something of a teenage prodigy, touring Europe and Japan playing with jazz legends before the age of 17. While Hargrove’s early studio efforts focused on his jazz playing, he’s since explored Afro-Cuban music, started a funk/soul/hip-hop fusion band called the RH Factor, and played with artists like Erykah Badu, Common, and D’Angelo. Hargrove is always looking for more challenging and colorful ways to flex his musical chops and has left indelible imprints in a vast array of artful settings. He has won the praise and respect of critics, peers, and fans alike with his fiery soloing and original ideas within the hard bop context of the renowned Roy Hargrove Quintet. Hargrove last played at Jazz at the Bistro in August 1999.

These concerts replace those originally scheduled for the late pianist Joe Sample.

style: straight-ahead/modern jazz

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  1. […] destaque para Galactic com Erica Falls (que vem de turnê pelos EUA chegando ao Brasil) e Roy Hargrove Quintet. Roy Hargrove foi o homem a frente do grupo progressivo RH Factor que misturava elementos de Jazz, […]

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