Roy Hargrove

Death of Roy Hargrove

October 16, 1969 - November 2, 2018
| Age 49

Visionary jazz trumpeter won two Grammy awards…


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.