Post Tagged with: "Roy Hargrove"

Gimme Five: Overlooked jazz guitar recordings by Pat Martino, John McLaughlin, others

Here’s my look at jazz guitar records that didn’t get their due.

Yotam, with Roy Hargrove, Claudio Roditi and Paquito D'Rivera – Brasil (2011)

A lesser talent than Israeli guitarist-composer Yotam might have gotten lost in this project.

Roy Hargrove Quintet – Earfood (2008)

Roy Hargrove Quintet – Earfood (2008)

My, how time flies. It didn’t seem so long ago when Wynton Marsalis spotted this young trumpet talent at a Dallas high school in the mid-eighties. Since then, Roy Hargrove has recorded fourteen albums as a leader, and another co-led with Herbie Hancock and Michael Brecker. For these efforts, he’s won two Grammies so far. Hargrove has also recorded withRead More

Forgotten series: Tony Williams, Bobby Watson, Roy Hargrove – Pride of Lions (1992)

by Nick DeRiso Imagine a swinging Chopin, or Chick Corea with a case of classical gas. That’s the vision of James L. Mack — and it comes into focus on “Pride of Lions,” featuring a slew of stars from Tony Williams and Roy Hargrove, to Bobby Watson and Philip Bailey. I picked it up because I love Williams, the one-timeRead More