Wallace Roney

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by Wallace Roney

Biography

25 May 1960, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Roney began playing trumpet at the age of seven and six years later was given some informal but invaluable tuition by Clark Terry. Later he studied briefly at both Howard University and Berklee College Of Music. In 1981 he was hired by Art Blakey and during the 80s he also met Miles Davis, whom he greatly admired, but did not have the chance to play with him until 1991, a few months before Davis’ death. His recording career has included... Read more

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jazz
trumpet
post-bop
hard bop
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