Tribute Mixes

Tribute to ROY HARGROVE – Mixed by TJ Oliver-Gorton


On November 2nd, innovative trumpeter and composer Roy Hargrove sadly passed away at the far too young age of 49.His death was caused by cardiac arrest brought on by kidney disease.

Hargrove was considered by many as the greatest trumpeter of his generation. During the nineties, he established himself as one of Jazz’s best and most forward-thinking musicians, leading a youth movement in the genre. He also made his mark as a highly diverse player, performing on a wide range of iconic recordings across many genres including Afro-Cuban Jazz, Hard Bop, R&B, Hip Hop, and Afrobeat.

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Roy Hargrove’s Crisol – “Afrodisia” – 1997
Roy Hargrove – “A Day in Vienna” – 2006
Roy Haynes – “Passion Dance” – 2011*
Roy Hargrove – “Salima’s Dance” – 2006
Roy Hargrove Quintet – “The Stinger” – 2008
Karl Denson feat. Fred Wesley – “Elephants” – 2004*
The RH Factor – “Crazy Race” – 2006
Roy Hargrove’s Crisol – “Mambo For Roy” – 1997
The RH Factor – “Hardgroove” – 2003
Femi Kuti – “Water Get No Enemy” – 2002*
Outro – Message from Roy Hargrove

Tracks with a (*) feature Roy Hargrove on either trumpet or flugelhorn.


TJ Oliver-Gorton

TJ Oliver-Gorton

DJ, producer, compulsive vinyl collector, caffeine consumer, and music seeker, TJ is the founder of, an online destination for vinyl collectors, DJs and music fans that want to dig deeper.