Wallace Roney: Blue Dawn – Blue Nights

Albeit a cliché, “blue” is definitely a description that is appropriate for trumpeter Wallace Roney’s latest release on High Note. “Blue” is all over mainstream and progressive jazz history. Most importantly as the underlying propulsive force, namely the blue note and the blues. And literally as album and song title or monicker. Think Midnight Blue, Blue Spring, Blue Mitchell, etc. Roney is linked to that tradition by, among many other endeavours, his close a
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