Trumpeter Roy Hargrove died in New York

Hargrove is seen as one of the most important jazz musicians of his generation. He worked together with artists like D’angelo, Erykah Badu and John Mayer. He also had his own band: The RH Factor.

The jazz trumpeter was in the Netherlands a welcome guest at the North Sea Jazz Festival. He won two Grammy’s including one for his album Directions in Music. On that liveplaat he is to hear with the icons of jazz as Herbie Hancock and Michael Brecker.

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