This day (October 16, 1969), in Waco, Texas, United States, is born Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.
Wikipedia : This day (October 16, 1969), in Waco, Texas, United States, is born Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.
Roy Hargrove : During his tenure on the Verve label alone, he has recorded an album with a hand-picked collection of the world’s greatest tenor saxophonists (With the Tenors of Our Time), an album of standards with strings (Moment to Moment) and, in 2003, introduced his own hip hop/jazz collective The RH Factor with the groundbreaking CD Hard Groove (swiftly followed by the limited edition EP, Strength).
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@last.fm : Hargrove has recorded with a wide range of musicians, including: Sonny Rollins, Michael Brecker, Jackie McLean, Slide Hampton, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Steve Tyrell, Kenny Rankin, John Mayer, Rhian Benson, Carmen McRae, Shirley Horn, Method Man, Common, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, and Gilles Peterson.