Roy Hargrove Quintet releases ‘Earfood’ featuring ‘Strasbourg/St. Denis’ (2008)

Roy Hargrove Quintet’s ‘Earfood’ feat. ‘Strasbourg/St. Denis’ is a studio album released on June 2, 2008 by Emarcy / Universal.

Track Listing : 1.I’M Not So Sure (Cedar Walton) – 05:51 . 2.Brown (Roy Hargrove) – 04:32 . 3.Strasbourg/St. Denis (Roy Hargrove) – 04:40 . 4.Starmaker (Lou Marini) – 07:56 . 5.Joy Is Sorry Unmasked (Roy Hargrove) – 04:48 . 6.The Stinger (Roy Hargrove) – 04:59 . 7.Rouge (Roy Hargrove) – 02:48 . 8.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) – 05:53 . 9.Style (Roy Hargrove) – 06:36 . 10.Divine (Roy Hargrove) – 05:12 . 11.To Wisdom The Prize (Roy Hargrove) – 05:45 . 12.Speak Low (Ogden Nash / Kurt Weill) – 05:19 . 13.Bring It On Home To Me (Sam Cooke) – 03:00

Musicians : Roy Hargrove – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Danton Boller – Bass Instrument . Gerald Clayton – Piano . Montez Coleman – Drum . Justin Robinson – Flute, Sax (Alto)

Production : Produced By Roy Hargrove, Larry Clothier

Recorded September 19 – 21, 2007.

Released On June 2, 2008 By Emarcy / Universal.

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PopMatters
“Strasburg/St. Denis” transports us back to the art form’s funky and communal roots, providing a brief but enjoyable glimpse of those public and private spaces where African Americans danced the night away. […]

All About Jazz
It is in this environment that Roy Hargrove sounds most comfortable and where he and his fine quintet produce one of the most exceptional small-group recordings in recent memory. […]

Gen-Y
The slow, pulsating, intoxicating, smooth sounds of Hargrove’s flugelhorn and the tight assemblage of his band are well appreciated. The problem I have with those other 7 songs is that they don’t offer anything new about Roy. […]

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