Mountaings – Roy Hargrove
Keep things spicy with this Cuban son-jazz hybrid.
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- Recording: Roy Hargrove - Habana
- Recorded on: January 5 & 6, 1997
- Label: Verve (537563)
- Concert Key: G
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Latin
- Trumpet - Roy Hargrove
- Trombone - Frank Lacy
- Tenor Sax - David Sanchez
- Alto Sax - Gary Bartz
- Piano - Chucho Valdes
- Bass - John Benitz
- Drums - Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez
- Timbales - Jose Luis "Changuito" Quintana
- Congas - Miguel "Anga" Diaz
October 16, 1969 – November 2, 2018
Roy Hargrove was a pioneer in modern hard-bop jazz and is widely regarded as one of the best trumpeters to emerge from the 1990s. As a high school student in Waco, Texas, young Roy met Wynton Marsalis in 1987. Impressed with the young man's talent, Wynton encouraged Roy. In April, 1988, while still a teenager, Roy traveled to NYC and slept on the couch in Don Sickler's rehearsal studio in preparation for his recording debut in the big leagues with Don ("Superblue"). Before leaving New York on that trip he also recorded with alto saxophonist Bobby Watson ("No Question About It"). Read more...