Master trumpeter Roy Hargrove knows the definition of music. In his tenure, Hargrove has worked with premier artists, not only in jazz, but across the music spectrum. The two time Grammy winner received worldwide recognition after winning the award for two different music categories; Latin Jazz (1997) andInstrumental Jazz (2002). Currently, Hargrove is the bandleader of the exciting hip hop/jazz collective, The RH Factor.

Traditional music style versus innovational music style has been a topic of debate among jazz artists and enthusiasts the world over. In this candid interview with iRock Jazz, master trumpeter Roy Hargrove weighs in with his position on this controversial matter.

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