TASS, 4 November. Jazz trumpeter and two Grammy awards Roy Hargrove died at the age of 49. This was announced on Saturday magazine Variety.
According to the publication, the cause of death of the musician was a heart attack. It is noted that for a long time he had kidney problems.
It was expected that on Saturday evening Hargrove will perform in the state of New Jersey.
According to CBS, the musician was born in Waco, Texas. His first solo album, called Diamond in the Rough, Hargrove released in 1990. Grammy winner, he became twice – in 1998 and in 2002.
According to the channel, many colleagues Hargrouva considered him the greatest trumpeter of his generation.