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Artist Biography For Roy Hargrove

Roy Anthony Hargrove Waco Texas U.S. October 16 1969 - November 2 2018 Was An American Jazz Trumpeter. He Won Worldwide Notice After Winning Two Grammy Awards For Differing Types Of Music In 1997 And In 2002. Hargrove Has Played Primarily With Jazz Musicians Including Wynton Marsalis And Herbie Hancock. Hargrove Was The Bandleader Of The Progressive Group The RH Factor Which Combined Elements Of Jazz Funk Hip-Hop Soul And Gospel Music. Its Members Have Included Chalmers "Spanky" Alford Pino Palladino James Poyser Jonathan Batiste And Bernard Wright. Born In Waco Texas He Took Lessons On Trumpet And Was Discovered By Wynton Marsalis When Marsalis Visited The Booker T. Washington High School For The Performing And Visual Arts In Dallas. One Of His Influences Was Saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman Who Performed In Ray Charles's Band At Hargrove's Junior High School. Hargrove Spent One Year 1988–1989 Studying At Boston's Berklee College Of Music But Could More Often Be Found In New York City Jam Sessions. He Transferred To The New School In New York. His First Recording There Was With The Saxophonist Bobby Watson. Shortly Afterwards He Made A Recording With Superblue Featuring Watson Mulgrew Miller And Kenny Washington. In 1990 He Released His First Solo Album Diamond In The Rough On The Novus/RCA Label. He Was Commissioned By The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra And Wrote The Love Suite In Mahogany Which Premiered In 1993. In 1994 Now Contracted To Verve He Recorded With The Tenors Of Our Time With Joe Henderson Stanley Turrentine Johnny Griffin Joshua Redman And Branford Marsalis. He Recorded Family In 1995 Then Experimented With A Trio Format On The Album Parker's Mood In 1995 With Bassist Christian McBride And Pianist Stephen Scott. Hargrove Won His First Grammy Award In 1998 For The Album Habana With Crisol The Afro-Cuban Band He Founded. He Won A Grammy Award In 2002 For Directions In Music Live At Massey Hall With Co-Leaders Herbie Hancock And Michael Brecker. In 2000 Hargrove Used A Jazz Sound With A Lot Of Groove And Funk Performing And Recording With Neo Soul Singer D'Angelo Resulting In Voodoo. Hargrove Also Performed The Music Of Louis Armstrong In Roz Nixon's Musical Production "Dedicated To Louis Armstrong" As Part Of The Verizon Jazz Festival. In 2002 He Collaborated With D'Angelo And Macy Gray The Soultronics And Nile Rodgers On Two Tracks For Red Hot & Riot A Compilation Album In Tribute To The Music Of Afrobeat Pioneer Fela Kuti. He Acted As Sideman For Jazz Pianist Shirley Horn And Rapper Common On The Album Like Water For Chocolate And In 2002 With Singer Erykah Badu On Worldwide Underground. Hargrove Passed Away On November 2 2018. Discography As Leader
1990 Diamond In The Rough Novus 1991 Public Eye Novus 1992 Tokyo Sessions Roy Hargrove And Antonio Hart Novus 1992 The Vibe Novus 1993 Jazz Futures Live In Concert Novus 1993 Of Kindred Souls The Roy Hargrove Quintet Live Novus 1993 Beauty And The Beast – The Jazz Networks Novus 1994 Blues 'n Ballads – The Jazz Networks Novus 1994 Approaching Standards – Compilation Of Tracks From 4 Albums BMG Music/Jazz Heritage 1995 1994 With The Tenors Of Our Time – The Roy Hargrove Quintet Verve 1995 Family Verve 1995 Parker's Mood – With Christian McBride Bass And Stephen Scott Piano Verve 1997 Habana – Roy Hargrove's Crisol Verve Latin Jazz Grammy Winner
2000 Moment To Moment – Roy Hargrove With Strings Verve 2002 Directions In Music Live At Massey Hall – Co-Led By Herbie Hancock Michael Brecker Verve Grammy Award For Best Jazz Instrumental Album Individual Or Group 2003
2003 Hard Groove – The RH Factor Verve 2004 Strength – The RH Factor EP Verve 2006 Distractions – The RH Factor Verve 2006 Nothing Serious Verve 2008 Earfood – The Roy Hargrove Quintet EmArcy 2009 Emergence – The Roy Hargrove Big Band Groovin' High As Sideman
1988 Bobby Watson & Horizon – No Question About It
1988 Superblue – Superblue Blue Note 2 1989 Manhattan Projects – Dreamboat
1989 Carl Allen & Manhattan Projects – Piccadilly Square
1989 Ricky Ford – Hard Groovin' Muse 1990 Ralph Moore – Furthermore
1991 Antonio Hart – For The First Time
1991 Charles Fambrough – The Proper Angle
1991 Jazz Futures – Live In Concert Novus 1991 Sonny Rollins – Here's To The People Milestone On "I Wish I Knew" And "Young Roy" Only
1992 Jackie McLean – Rhythm Of The Earth
1992 Jazz Networks – Beauty And The Beast BMG 1992 Danny Gatton Joshua Redman Bobby Watson Franck Amsallem Charles Fambrough Yuron Israel – New York Stories Blue Note 1993 Bob Thiele Collective – Lion Hearted
1993 Steve Coleman – The Tao Of Mad Phat Novus 1993 Jazz Networks – Blues 'N Ballads BMG 1994 David Sanchez – Sketches Of Dreams
1994 Johnny Griffin – Chicago-New York-Paris
1994 Marc Cary – Cary On
1994 Rodney Kendrick – The Secrets Of Rodney Kendrick
1995 Shirley Horn – The Main Ingredient Verve 1995 Christian McBride – Gettin' To It
1995 Jimmy Smith – Damn!
1996 Jimmy Smith – Angel Eyes Ballads & Slow Jams
1996 Cedar Walton – Composer Astor Place 1996 Oscar Peterson – Meets Roy Hargrove And Ralph Moore Telarc With Ralph Moore Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen And Lewis Nash
2000 Ray Brown Trio – Some Of My Best Friends Are... The Trumpet Players Telarc 2000 Erykah Badu – Mama's Gun
2000 D'Angelo – Voodoo
2000 Common – Like Water For Chocolate
2001 Roy Haynes – Birds Of A Feather A Tribute To Charlie Parker
2003 Erykah Badu – Worldwide Underground
2003 Shirley Horn – May The Music Never End Verve 2006 Anke Helfrich – Better Times Ahead
2006 John Mayer – Continuum
2006 Steve Davis – Update
2007 Jimmy Cobb Quartet – Cobb's Corner
2007 Randal Corsen – Armonia
2008 John Beasley – Letter To Herbie
2008 Johnny Griffin – Live At Ronnie Scott's
2008 Roy Assaf & Eddy Khaimovich Quartet – Andarta Origin 2009 Jimmy Cobb Quartet – Jazz In The Key Of Blue With Russell Malone Guitar And John Webber Bass 2010 Marcus Miller With L'Orchestre Philharmonique De Monte Carlo – A Night In Monte Carlo Dreyfus/Concord Jazz With Raul Midón
2010 Angelique Kidjo – Õÿö On "Samba Pa Ti" Only
2011 Cyrille Aimée – Cyrille Aimée & Friends Live At Smalls 2011 Roy Haynes – Roy-Alty
2011 Stan Killian – Unified
2014 D'Angelo – Black Messiah
2015 Ameen Saleem – The Grove Lab
2017 Johnny O'Neal – In The Moment

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