Wallace Roney

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Birthday
25, 1960
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Trumpeter who was the only musician personally mentored by Miles Davis.

Before Fame

It was discovered that he had perfect pitch when he was four years old and he was invited to learn with Sigmund Hering of the Philadelphia Orchestra three years later.

Trivia

He has performed in more than 250 recordings.

Family Life

His grandfather was musician Roosevelt Sherman, his father presided over a labor union, and his brother Antoine Roney was a saxophonist.

Associated With

Roney took trumpet lessons from Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie.