Wallace Roney Height, Age, Wife, Biography, Wiki, Net Worth

One of the most unmistakable and extraordinary jazz names of his age, Wallace Roney passed on at 59 years old on 31st March, 2020. He was born on 25th May, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania he began playing the trumpet at age seven. Before he turned 20 he was at that point an individual from Abdullah Ibrahim’s Big Band. In 1981 he joined the Jazz Messengers of the amazing Art Blakey, supplanting Wynton Marsalis, who had left Blakey to visit with Herbie Hancock. Not long after he joined the gathering of saxophonist Chico Freeman, with whom he recorded in 1982, and took part as a consultant in various gatherings on the New York scene, before being marked by drummer Tony Williams in 1985.

Wallace Roney Career

Williams, one of the fundamental individuals from Miles Davis’ second extraordinary quintet during the 1960s, was Roney v     ‘s other incredible coach, other than Miles himself. After a short come back to the Jazz Messengers in 1986, this time supplanting Terence Blanchard, he concentrated on his work in the Williams quintet and his own profession as a pioneer. In mid 90s as a pioneer, his music was consistently an augmentation of the way graphed by that Miles quintet with Williams, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, and Herbie Hancock. He joined by gigantically gifted youthful peers, for example, Gary Thomas, Cindy Blackman, Mulgrew Miller, Christian McBride, or his more youthful sibling, saxophonist Antoine Roney.

At the point when he was 23 years, he met his saint Miles Davis in at extraordinary show where he played in a troupe. At the express solicitation of the pioneer, the connection between the educator and the student was fixed for eternity. Following to Davis’ demise, he was welcome to assume the trumpeter’s position to visit and record with Hancock, Shorter, Carter, and Williams. In the mid-1990s, his profession was at that point transient in view of record manage the worldwide Warner, top notch creations and coordinated efforts with artists of the height of Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Helen Merrill or the remarkable Geri Allen.

Cause of Death

Roney was conceded at a St Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey from a week ago in view of coronavirus contamination. He died because of entanglements of COVID-19 coronavirus and his passing was affirmed by his fiancee, Dawn Felice Jones. Likewise his marketing expert, Lydia Liebman discharged an announcement and stated,

“I am disheartened to affirm that the notorious trumpeter and jazz legend Wallace Roney died because of complexities of COVID-19 early today not long before early afternoon. Working with Wallace was and will stay perhaps the best benefit of my life. It was a respect to speak to him and to be a piece of his melodic world. I can’t start to communicate the amount I will miss him and his music.”

Wallace Roney Biography

Real Name Wallace Roney
Birth Date May 25, 1960
Aged 59 Years
Death March 31, 2020
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality American
Profession American jazz trumpeter
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Wallace Roney Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in centimeters – 189 cm  Approx
Weight in Kilograms – 95 kg  –  in Pounds –  209 lbs Approx
Chest Size 44 Inches
Waist Size 36 Inches
Biceps Size 17 Inches
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Fat
Sexual Orientation Straight


School D. C. Public Schools
College Howard University, Berklee College of Music, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Settlement Music School


Father Wallace Roney
Mother Roberta Sherman
Sister Not Known
Brother Antoine Roney

Wallace Roney Affairs (Relationship Status)

What was Wallace Roney marital status? (single, engaged, married or divorce) Married
How many children did Wallace Roney have?  Two Daughters and a Son
Who was Wallace Roney wife? Geri Allen (m. 1995)

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