Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Roy Hargrove dead at 49
AmNews Staff Reports | 11/3/2018, 5:46 p.m.
NPR is reporting that renown jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has died of a cardiac arrest at the tender age of 49. News of his passing this morning was relayed to the media via his longtime manager. His family is in the course of penning his obituary.
Hargrove's incredible talent as a trumpeter saw him move past the confines of the jazz community, as he contributed to works by hip-hop artists like Common, Erykah Badu, and D'Angelo, among others.