Roy Hargrove Quintet at the Clef Club on August 9th

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Roy Hargrove
Roy Hargrove, two time Grammy Award winning artist, leads his blazing quintet to Philadelphia's historic Clef Club on Friday August 9, 2013. The sets will be hosted by WRTI’s Jeff Duperon.

Philadelphia Clef Club Of Jazz
738 S. Broad Street
(Broad & Fitzwater)
Philadelphia, PA

Two Sets: 8 & 10 P.M.
$25.00 (order tickets online or call 215-704-7961)

“The quintet led by trumpeter Roy Hargrove is one of the finest hard-bop jazz bands on the road today.” —Nick Morrison, NPR

“Straight-ahead jazz is a core value for Hargrove, the swinging-and-having-fun kind.” —Patrick Jarenwattananon, NPR

About Roy Hargrove

Roy Hargrove at 43 has already been in the business for more over twenty years. His career has spanned the diverse spheres of music, playing with Jazz legends such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and Shirley Horn as well as Hip Hop/Neo Soul icons like Erykah Badu, Common and D’Angelo. He is equally comfortable with the swinging fire of hard bop trumpet and the nuanced serenity of the flugelhorn. This unique ability to approach the music from various perspectives makes his art more accessible. Jazz, after all, is folk music and Roy Hargrove plays for all the folks.

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