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The RH Factor - Hard Groove mp3 download Performer: The RH Factor
Album: Hard Groove
Country: US
Released: 2003
Style: Post Bop
Size MP3: 1337 mb.
Size FLAC: 1644 mb.
Rating: 4.3/5
Votes: 175
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2003: Hard Groove – The RH Factor (Verve). 2004: Strength – The RH Factor (EP, Verve). 2006: Distractions – The RH Factor (Verve). 2006: Nothing Serious (Verve). 2008: Earfood – The Roy Hargrove Quintet (EmArcy).

Hard Groove Tracklist.

RH Factor blends a core band of two saxophonists, three keyboard players, two bassists and drummers, and two guitarists (including legendary soul session ace Cornell Dupree) with the best and brightest from the soul and R&B 'new schools' including D'Angelo, Badu, Meshell Ndegeocello, Steve Coleman, Karl Denson, Marc Cary, and two hip-hop MCs: Common and Q-Tip. I just wanted to open a door that would allow the musicians involved in jazz and the musicians involved in the R&B, hip-hop mainstream to form some music that would have no limit,' Hargrove explains. Hargrove meets his objective, perhaps even surpasses it, with an album that sounds like one Lester Bowie and Maxwell would make together. He steers Hard Groove toward the trumpet school opened by Donald Byrd, especially with the wah-wah sound trumpet production and hand-clapping street funk of 'Common Free Style.

A new musical vision for ace jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has manifested itself in the form of Hard Groove. This neo-soul/jazz project showcases Erykah Badu, Common, D'Angelo, Marc Cary, and jam band icon saxophonist Karl Denson on a 14-track set that is laden with funk, groove, freestyle rap poetry, and sultry hip-hop/R&B mood swings. Hargrove's interesting horn and keyboard improvisations stem from extensive knowledge of each musician's work and, perhaps even more importantly, from close personal friendships developed as an underground club jam session warrior in .

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Hardgroove
Clavinet – Bobby Sparks
5:34
2 Common Free Style
Backing Vocals – Maurice Brown , Roy HargroveFeaturing – Common
5:58
3 I'll Stay
Backing Vocals – Jason Thomas, Roy HargroveVocals, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer], Backing Vocals – D'Angelo
7:51
4 Interlude 1:00
5 Pastor "T"
Tenor Saxophone – Keith Anderson
5:45
6 Poetry
Bass – Me'Shell NdegéOcelloDrums – Gene LakeElectric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Marc CaryFeaturing – Q-TipKeyboards, Piano – Roy HargroveVocals – Erykah Badu
5:49
7 The Joint
Percussion – Roy Hargrove
5:40
8 Forget Regret
Flute, Acoustic Guitar – Jacques Schwarz-BartVocals – Stephanie McKay
3:53
9 Out Of Town
Alto Saxophone – Steve ColemanKeyboards, Bass – Roy HargroveTenor Saxophone – Keith LoftisTrumpet – Maurice Brown
3:58
10 Liquid Streets
Acoustic Guitar – Jacques Schwarz-BartGuitar – Cornell Dupree
4:59
11 Kwah/Home
Bass – Me'Shell NdegéOcelloElectric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Marc CarySoprano Saxophone – Jacques Schwarz-BartVocals – Anthony Hamilton
5:59
12 How I Know
Piano, Harp – Bernard WrightVocals – Shelby Johnson
4:58
13 Juicy
Flute – Karl DensonPercussion – Roy HargroveVocals – Renee Neufville*
6:35
14 The Stroke
Bass – John Lee Organ [B3] – Tony SuggsPercussion – Kwaku Obeng
4:58
Bonus Track
15 interlude 2 2:09
16 Poetry-Edit 3:29

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Universal Classics & Jazz
  • Recorded At – Electric Lady Studios

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Keith Anderson (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13)
  • Backing Vocals, Drum Programming, Finger Snaps – Dontae Winslow (tracks: 2, 10, 14)
  • Backing Vocals, Drums [Virtual Drums], Drum Programming – G. Craig "Butter" Glanville (tracks: 2, 7, 8)
  • Backing Vocals, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Keyboards – James Poyser (tracks: 2, 10, 13)
  • Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Harp, Organ [B3] – Bernard Wright (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12 to 14)
  • Bass – Pino Palladino (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12), Reggie Washington (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13)
  • Drums – Jason Thomas (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12), Willie Jones III (tracks: 2, 4, 9 to 11, 13, 14)
  • Electric Piano [Rhodes], Harp, Organ [B3] – Bobby Sparks (tracks: 5, 7, 8, 12)
  • Flugelhorn – Roy Hargrove (tracks: 6, 8, 11 to 13)
  • Guitar – Spanky (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12)
  • Percussion – Daniel Moreno (tracks: 1, 7, 13, 14)
  • Producer – Roy Hargrove
  • Tenor Saxophone – Jacques Schwarz-Bart (tracks: 1 to 3, 6, 8 to 10, 11, 13, 14)
  • Trumpet – Roy Hargrove (tracks: 1 to 7, 10 to 12, 14)

Notes

Include 2 Bonus Track Japanese Edition only
Recorded at Electric Lady Studio,NY Jan.〜Feb.2002

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988005 333254
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
440 065 192-2 The RH Factor Hard Groove ‎(CD, Album) Verve Records 440 065 192-2 US 2003
none The RH Factor Hard Groove ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Pre) Verve Records none Germany 2003
ADVANCE VERF 01225-2 The RH Factor Hard Groove ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Verve Records ADVANCE VERF 01225-2 US 2003
065 192-1 Roy Hargrove Presents The RH Factor Roy Hargrove Presents The RH Factor - Hard Groove ‎(2xLP, Album) Verve Records 065 192-1 UK & Europe 2003
440 065 192-2, D148714 The RH Factor Hard Groove ‎(CD, Album, Club) Verve Records, BMG Direct 440 065 192-2, D148714 US 2003