The way the effect of Coronavirus is increasing nowadays, the number of people who died from it all over the world has been later.
Which no one is able to escape? It also includes many big actors from the film and music industry. In which a new name has also been added to the legendary jazz trumpeter, Wallace Ronnie.
Who died at the age of 59 due to the effects of coronavirus.
We are devastated that our brother trumpeter Wallace Roney passed away today due to complications from Covid-19. Wallace was a global life force in the jazz community. He played with Miles at the historic Montreux concert directed by Quincy Jones. (1/2)
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— Miles Davis (@milesdavis) March 31, 2020
Miles Davis, a jazz trumpeter from Ronnie, was admitted to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Patterson in New Jersey when his condition worsened. Where COVID-19 died after being posted.
Ronnie’s secretary Lida Liebman has confirmed the news of his death.
Wallace Ronnie won his first Grammy for his 1994 album A Tribute to Miles, followed by another nomination in 1949.
We are deeply saddened to hear that trumpet great #WallaceRoney passed today. We were fortunate to present Wallace several times over the years as part of Belden’s Miles From India project, the #MilesDavis alumni project Miles Smiles. Full tribute: https://t.co/QlT50tQknG pic.twitter.com/oiZlPoXELO
— SFJAZZ (@SFJAZZ) March 31, 2020
Lydia Liebman, Ronnie’s secretary, reported her death, stating “I am saddened to confirm that the iconic trumpeter and jazz legend Wallace Roney passed away due to complications of COVID-19 this morning just before noon”.
“Working with Wallace was and will remain one of the greatest privileges of my life”. “It was an honor to represent him and to be part of his musical world. I cannot even begin to express how much I will miss him and his music.”