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Gunu Plays Hargrove - Linnajazz-klubi at Suistoklubi

Courtesy of Finnish Jazz Federation | Posted on January 19, 2024


Viipurintie 4, 13200
+358 3 6120266


Sat, May 18, 2024

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Roy Hargrove (1969-2018) was a trumpeter who succeeded not only with his soulful and versatile playing and compositions but also by fluidly operating across different genres: jazz, hip-hop, and soul coexist harmoniously in his music. He collaborated with the likes of Erykah Badu, Herbie Hancock, Common, D'Angelo, Dianne Reeves, and Joe Henderson. Hargrove passed away from a heart attack in 2018 at the age of 49, but he left behind a wealth of great music and fans worldwide.
Trumpeter Mikko "Gunu" Karjalainen honors Hargrove's legacy by performing his music with his stunning jazz quintet. The 2023 artist of the Turku Jazz Festival's lyrical interpretations of Hargrove's extensive oeuvre, along with top musicians, breathe new life into this music....

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