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     Wallace Roney

Born: May 25, 1960 in Philadelphia, PA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop, Post-Bop
Instruments: Trumpet

Wallace Roney's dilemma recalls that of Sonny Stitt in the '50s and '60s: his trumpet tone, timbre, approach, phrasing, and sound so closely mirror that of Miles Davis in his pre-jazz/rock phase that he's been savaged in many places for being a clone and unrepentant imitator. Stitt stopped playing alto for years because of his disdain of being labeled a Charlie Parker clone; Roney, on the other hand, played many of Miles Davis' parts on the 1992 tribute to the Birth of the Cool sessions, which was issued in 1993 as Miles Davis and Quincy Jones at Montreaux. Roney even addressed the situation in the publication Jazz Times in 1993, blasting what he saw as unfair critical obsession with his stylistic similarity to Davis. It's a classic no-win situation; he does sound tremendously like Davis and can't be completely absolved from critical charges of imitation. But he's also a fine, evocative player on ballads and can be fiery and explosive on up-tempo tunes. Roney put in his stint in one of the last editions of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. He began recording as a leader in the late '80s with several sessions for Muse in primarily a hard bop mode, many pairing him with equally energized saxophonists Gary Thomas or Kenny Garrett.

- Ron Wynn (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.npr.org/programs/btaylor/archive/roney.html About on 'NPR Jazz profile'
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=3905 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wallace_Roney About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wallace_Roney About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Wallace Roney - 'Crunchin'' - 1993, Muse
 Wallace Roney - 'Misterios' - 1994, Warner Bros.
 Wallace Roney - 'No Job Too Big Or Small' - 2003, 32 Jazz, Savoy Jazz
 Wallace Roney - 'No Room For Argument' - 2000, Concord Jazz
 Wallace Roney - 'Prototype' - 2004, High Note
 Wallace Roney - 'The Wallace Roney Quintet' - 1996, Warner Bros.
 Wallace Roney - 'Village' - 1997, Warner Bros.
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Herbie Hancock - 'A Tribute To Miles' - 1994, Dora, Qwest, Reprise
  как соисполнитель ...
 Geri Allen - 'Gathering' - 1998, Verve
 Kenny Barron - 'What If?' - 2007, Enja, Tokuma Records
 Donald Brown - 'Born To Be Blue' - 2013, Space Time
 Cyrus Chestnut - 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' - 2000, Atlantic
 Miles Davis - 'Live At Montrreux' - 1991, Jazz Door, Galactic
 Dizzy Gillespie - 'To Diz With Love: Diamond Jubilee Recordings' - 1992, Telarc
 George Gruntz - 'Blues 'N Dues Et Cetera' - 1992, Enja
 Helen Merrill - 'Brownie: Homage To Clifford Brown' - 1994, Universal Music
 T.S. Monk - 'Monk On Monk' - 1997, N2K
 Gerry Mulligan - 'Re-Birth Of The Cool' - 1992, GRP
 Dennis Rowland - 'Now Dig This!' - 1997, Prospekt, Concord Jazz
 David Sanborn - 'Here & Gone' - 2008, Decca
 David Sanborn - 'Inside' - 1999, Elektra Entertainment
 Mary Stallings - 'Remember Love' - 2005, Half Note
 Various Artists - 'Music Beyond: What's Nu?' - 2003, ACT, WCD
 Rodney Whitaker - 'Children Of The Light' - 1996, DIW

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