American jazz trumpeterDied when: 49 years 17 days (588 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Roy Anthony Hargrove (October 16, 1969 – November 2, 2018) was an American jazz trumpeter.He won worldwide notice after winning two Grammy Awards for differing types of music in 1997 and in 2002.
Hargrove primarily played in the hard bop style for the majority of his albums, especially performing jazz standards on his 1990s albums.
Hargrove was the bandleader of the progressive group the RH Factor, which combined elements of jazz, funk, hip-hop, soul, and gospel music.
Its members have included Chalmers "Spanky" Alford, Pino Palladino, James Poyser, Jonathan Batiste, and Bernard Wright.His longtime manager was Larry Clothier.