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Roy Hargrove

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Roy Anthony Hargrove (October 16, 1969 – November 2, 2018) was an American jazz trumpeter. He was born in Waco, Texas. Hargrove played primarily with jazz musicians such as Wynton Marsalis and Herbie Hancock. His first best known work was "With the Tenors of Our Time". He won two Grammy Awards for "Habana" (1997) and "Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall" (2002).

Hargrove was the bandleader of the progressive group The RH Factor. Its members have included Chalmers "Spanky" Alford, Pino Palladino, James Poyser, Jonathan Batiste and Bernard Wright.

Hargrove died in New York City on November 2, 2018 from a heart attack at the age of 49.[1]

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