WALLACE RONEY the embodiment of jazz

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WALLACE RONEY the embodiment of jazz
By the time Wallace Roney turned 40 he had been documented on over 250 audio recordings.

Wallace Roney has been an integral part of the band with Tony Williams, Ornette Coleman, Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Walter Davis Jr., Herbie Hancock, Jay McShann, David Murray, McCoy Tyner, Sonny Rollins, Curtis Fuller, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Dizzy Gillespie. He was mentored by Miles Davis after Miles heard him in 1983 at his birthday gala performance in Carnegie Hall...

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SEE VIDEO: Wallace Roney with Miles Davis' Second Great Quintet (Wayne Shorter on sax, Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums) play "Walkin'" as part of a Miles Davis tribute, on an ABC special "A Celebration of America's Music", broadcast in December of 1996. This was about 2 months before Tony Williams' unexpected death.

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