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Roy Hargrove

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Roy Hargrove

Roy Hargrove artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Roy Hargrove performs at the Village Vanguard.

November 3, 2011 Hargrove's sets are all music, no banter. Hear the trumpeter play a Village Vanguard concert.

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May 25, 2011 Hear catchy tunes and classic post-bop elegance, recorded on a live concert webcast.

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Studio Sessions

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January 5, 2010 The Roy Hargrove Quintet runs through the hard-hitting Donald Byrd classic "Low Life" at Jazz24.

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Discover Songs

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June 19, 2006 It's easy to imagine the exquisite lyricism of "Trust" as a discreet love letter to jazz itself.

Reviews

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June 23, 2006 The trumpet player has two new Verve CDs — one straight-ahead jazz, the other an R&B effort.

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June 19, 2006 It's easy to imagine the exquisite lyricism of "Trust" as a discreet love letter to jazz itself.

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December 31, 2008 The year's 10 best CDs feature brilliant musicians collaborating on a wide variety of recordings.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa.

December 22, 2008 As jazz obsessives, the folks behind the Take Five series just had to share their top picks of 2008.

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December 10, 2008 The year's best jazz CDs reach into the listener's world rather than demanding the opposite.

Duke Ellington, Max Roach and Charles Mingus on the cover of Money Jungle.

September 2, 2008 In the world of jazz, September sessions have produced some special recordings.

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Nothing Serious

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  • Album: Nothing Serious
  • Artist: Roy Hargrove
  • Label: Verve Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Distractions

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  • Album: Distractions
  • Artist: Roy Hargrove
  • Label: Verve Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Emergence

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  • Album: Emergence
  • Artist: Roy Hargrove Big Band
  • Label: Emarcy
  • Released: 2009