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With the Tenors of Our Time

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With the Tenors of Our Time

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Roy Hargrove Quintet
Producers:
Verve
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

In the same way that donning those vintage Yankee pinstripes brought out something special in players new to the club, teaming up with today’s premier tenor saxophonists seems to have triggered Roy Hargrove’s much-vaunted potential. The young trumpeter holds his own on With Tenors of Our Time with heavy hitters Johnny Griffin and Joe Henderson, even on slippery tunes like ”Greens at the Chicken Shack” and ”Valse Hot.” A-

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