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Roy Hargrove

Oct 16, 1969 – Nov 2, 2018 (Age 49)

Obituary

Roy Hargrove was a two-time Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter considered to be one of the premiere jazz trumpeters of his generation. Hargrove played trumpet on recordings for other artists including Common, Erykah Badu, and D'Angelo. He performed with Herbie Hancock and other jazz greats. He died Friday, November 2, 2018, from a heart attack at the age of 49.

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Roy was an amazing artist and person. His legacy & beautiful music will always live on. I will truly miss him greatly and thank God I had the privilege to hear him play live. Its hard to accept this news but I know hes resting with the Lord and that gives me comfort. My deepest condolences to his family, loved ones and all of his close friends. God Bless.
Love you Roy forever!!!

I love you, brother. Thank you.

I'm a jazz DJ in Portland, Oregon starting in the 80s. Watched his career and am sorry to hear of his passing.

My deepest condolences to his family...sorry for your lost....this was one of the most influential cats i ever seen as a fifty year sax player stand in front of a big band and have it all together...what a lost....im going to miss this cat and never met him...i was looking forward to.

Not only has your music touched so many but your heart has as well. Sorry to see you leave us. Gone in flesh but not in spirit

DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE HARGROVE FAMILY. WE LOVE YOU ROY YOU ARE THE GREATEST. WE KNOW YOU'RE ARE IN THAT NUMBER WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN WITH THAT BIG BAND WITH ALL THE GREAT ANCESTORS. PEACE, BLESSINGS GO WITH YOU BROTHER! REST IN POWER!

My condolences...I met Roy in Antwerp on a Jam session after his playing on Jazz Middelheim.
He was so full of live energie en passion....

Dear Hargrove Family,

I am so very sorry for the loss of your dear beloved Roy. Roy was admired by many for his extraordinary God given talents he will certainly be missed. Certainly the Giver of life have the ability to restore life.

Warm regards,
Barbara

I will always remember the wonderful times we had together! You were (and still are) truly remarkable.