David “Fathead” Newman was my first experience with improvisation. When I saw him play for the first time I realized that there is an importance of spontaneous music being made on the spot. It was so soulful and singing through his horn. So that’s how I was inspired early on.

Entrevista a Roy Hargrove por Baldwin “Smitty” Smith en

Roy Hargrove (1969 – 2018)

Fotografía © Joan Cortès, 2018
Roy Hargrove / Roy Hargrove Quintet
29 Festival Jazz Terrassa
Domingo, 28 de marzo de 2010. Jornada en la que le hicieron entrega el premio anual del festival, el “Jazzterrasman”
Nova Jazz Cava
Terrassa (Barcelona)