Jazz - My Recommendations

Roy Hargrove – With the Tenors of Our Time

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Artist

Roy Hargrove

Label

Recording date / publication

Recorded January 16 & 17, 1994 at Clinton Recording Studio, NYC, Track 2 & 6 were recorded at Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto, Italy on December 28, 1993

Line-up

Rodney Whitaker – bass
Roy Hargrove – flugelhorn (2, 4, 7, 10), trumpet
Gregory Hutchinson – drums
Cyrus Chestnut – piano
Ron Blake – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone (1, 5, 6)

Track List

  1. Soppin’ The Biscuit / Featuring Stanley Turrentine
  2. When We Were One / Featuring Johnny Griffin
  3. Valse Hot / Featuring Branford Marsalis
  4. Once Forgotten
  5. Shade Of Jade / Featuring Joe Henderson
  6. Greens At The Chicken Shack / Featuring Johnny Griffin
  7. Never Let Me Go
  8. Serenity / Featuring Joe Henderson
  9. Across The Pond
  10. Wild Is Love / Featuring Stanley Turrentine
  11. Mental Phrasing / Featuring Joshua Redman
  12. April’s Fool

My comment

Roy Hargrove, a gifted trumpeter! Unforgettable my “Hang” with him in Bonn until the early hours of the morning in a club that really had nothing to do with jazz. The tenorists at his side speak for themselves. The first composition “Soppin’ The Biscuit” by Roy Hargrove is my favorite.

My review

3/5