Ronald Westray

born on 13/6/1970 in Columbia, SC, United States

Ron Westray

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Ron Westray

Ronald Kenneth Westray, Jr. (b. June 13, 1970 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American jazz trombonist, composer, and educator. He holds a B.A. from South Carolina State University and a Master of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University. He has played with Marcus Roberts, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (since its inception in 1993), and has been a regular member of the Mingus Big Band.[1] In 2005 he joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin. In 2009 he was appointed to the Oscar Peterson Chair in jazz performance at York University.[2]

Discography

As leader

  • "Ron Westray/Thomas Heflin Live From Austin." Blue Canoe Records. 2011.
  • "Medical Cures for the Chromatic Commands of the Inner City." Blue Canoe Records. 2008.
  • "Westray Digs In." New Jazz Renaissance Records. 2002.

As sideman

With Wycliffe Gordon

  • Wycliffe Gordon & Ron Westray: Bone Structure (Atlantic Jazz).1996

References

  1. http://ronwestray.com/artistsites/generalartisttemplate/index.cfm?itemCategory=520&siteid=1&priorId=517
  2. http://www.exchangemagazine.com/morningpost/2009/week39/Thursday/092413.htm

External links

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  • Ron Westray, Oscar Peterson Chair in Jazz Performance, York University
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