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Roy Hargrove Quintet

04/01/2017 08:00 PM

@ Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave NW
WashingtonDC 


Roy Hargrove Quintet

Roy Hargrove, the Dallas born trumpeter has never been short of hipness. Mentored as a teenager by Wynton Marsalis, he has a flaring tone and a lyrical warmth; his fusing of traditional and contemporary music turns his gigs into exuberant jazz history lessons. With a band including the excellent New Orleans-born pianist Sullivan Fortner, and formidable young drummer Quincy Phillips. Hargrove's snappy phrase turns and vibrato-laden long notes, pared with alto saxist Justin Robinson's fluent improvisations, embellish his usual selection of swingers and Latin shuffles.

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