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Roy Hargrove Residency at The Additon

Where

The Additon
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA
(415) 655-5600

When

Fri, January 4, 2013
8:00pm, 10:00pm

Add to Calendar 2013-01-04 8:00pm, 10:00pm 2013-01-04 Roy Hargrove Residency at The Additon As a trumpeter, composer, and an arranger, Roy Hargrove has been a mainstay of the contemporary music scene in a variety of formats for nearly two decades. Since his own emergence in the late ’80s, Hargrove has proved to be an adventurous and wide-ranging artist, proudly immersed in the jazz tradition and yet continually striking out for new terrain. Among his groups include the straight-ahead, hard-bop Roy Hargrove Quintet and Crisol, an Afro-Cuban ensemble.


Hargrove has also won Grammy® Awards for two vastly different projects. In 1997, Roy’s Cuban-based band Crisol won the Best Latin Jazz Performance Grammy for the album Habana. And in 2002, Hargrove, Herbie Hancock and Michael Brecker won Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group, for their three-way collaboration Directions in Music.


Hargrove’s newest album Emergence, released in 2009, represents Hargrove's full-fledged emergence into the large ensemble idiom. Until this release, his big band experience has been limited mostly to his appearances with the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, with which he has most ably proved himself an heir to the late trumpet legend's mantle.Emergence exhibits Hargrove in full flight as captain of his 19-piece ensemble. Arrangements have been furnished by baritone saxophonist Jason Marshall (the hard-bopping "Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey"), bass trombonist Max Siegel (a Kentonesque interpretation of the Rodgers and Hart classic "My Funny Valentine"), the iconic Cuban pianist Jesus "Chucho" Valdes ("Mambo for Roy"), and Hargrove himself.


“The Music world would be hard pressed to find another ambassador capable of traversing the worlds of straight ahead swingin’ and the funky underground better than Roy Hargrove.” – All about Jazz
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Tickets

$28, $22

Musicians

Roy Hargrove
Roy Hargrove
trumpet
Justin Robinson
Justin Robinson
sax, alto
Ameen Saleem
Ameen Saleem
bass, acoustic
Sullivan Fortner

About

As a trumpeter, composer, and an arranger, Roy Hargrove has been a mainstay of the contemporary music scene in a variety of formats for nearly two decades. Since his own emergence in the late ’80s, Hargrove has proved to be an adventurous and wide-ranging artist, proudly immersed in the jazz tradition and yet continually striking out for new terrain. Among his groups include the straight-ahead, hard-bop Roy Hargrove Quintet and Crisol, an Afro-Cuban ensemble.


Hargrove has also won Grammy® Awards for two vastly different projects. In 1997, Roy’s Cuban-based band Crisol won the Best Latin Jazz Performance Grammy for the album Habana. And in 2002, Hargrove, Herbie Hancock and Michael Brecker won Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group, for their three-way collaboration Directions in Music....

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YoshisSF uploaded this event on December 18, 2012

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