RIP: Roy Hargrove, jazz trumpeter

RIP: Roy Hargrove, jazz trumpeter
Photo: Eddy Westveer

“If you take care of the music, it will take care of you.”
–Roy Hargrove

From NPR:

Roy Hargrove, an incisive trumpeter who embodied the brightest promise of his jazz generation, both as a young steward of the bebop tradition and a savvy bridge to hip-hop and R&B, died on Friday night in New York City. He was 49.

The cause was cardiac arrest, according to his longtime manager, Larry Clothier. Hargrove had been admitted to the hospital for reasons related to kidney function. […]

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