By Tara Rippin • 01 April 2020 • 14:28
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GRAMMY winning American jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney has died aged 59, after contracting coronavirus.
The legendary musician died this morning at St Joseph’s University Medical Centre in Paterson, New Jersey, his publicist Lydia Liebman confirmed.
A post from an account dedicated to Miles Davis’ said: “Roney has long since carved out his own reputation as a true modern great. He will be missed dearly.
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Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.
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