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  • Jimi Hendrix Tribute

    1 Aug 2014, 01:03 by BlueCanoe

    We wanted to let you know about a new release from Blue Canoe Records-Trombonist Ron Westray (Wynton Marsalis) - Jimi Jazz. A tribute to Jimi Hendrix. We would love to get your feedback on this release. Thank you. Blue Canoe Records
  • Knowledge Speaks, But Wisdom Listens - Ron Westray’s “Jimi Jazz”

    1 Aug 2014, 00:50 by BlueCanoe

    Blue Canoe Records has released “Jimi Jazz” from jazz wonder Ron Westray. Westray’s fresh solo take on Jimi Hendrix classics blend bop with contemporary horn and makes it accessible to all listeners.

    Professor Ron Westary’s professional contributions encompass a stunning list of achievements in the areas of performance, composition, recording and publishing. Since the early nineties he has performed in hundreds of performances around the globe as trombonist or lead trombonist with the most prestigious jazz ensembles in the world, including The Wynton Marsalis Septet, New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, The Mingus Big Band, Irving Mayfield, The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and the Marcus Roberts Ensemble. Mr. Westray has received critical acclaim in numerous publications including Ebony, Essence, Downbeat, JazzTimes, Life Magazine and The New Yorker. Josep Pedro, in an All About Jazz article, said of Ron, “…takes another step ahead while showing strong vocality and rich tone”.
  • MusicDishTV: Ron Westray - Like Ronny

    4 Feb 2009, 15:52 by musicdish

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CVBEg8IYRk

    Trombonist, Composer, Arranger and Blue Canoe Recording artist Ron Westray perform's his song Like Ronny (written for his father). Featuring: Ron Westray - Trombone; Carl Allen - Drums; Richard Johnson - Piano; Ben Wolfe - Bass. www.myspace.com/RonWestrayEnsemble

    Watch it now... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CVBEg8IYRk

    "Esteemed jazz musician Ron Westray is on fire in this live video clip of his song 'Like Ronny', which was written for his father. While his band backs him, Westray steals the show with an amazing trumpet performance. Interspersed in the music are clips of Westray talking about his song, giving viewers an inside perspective from the artist himself." - MusicDishTV

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