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Bennie Wallace

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: November 18, 1946    

Bennie Wallace

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on November 18, 1946, Bennie Lee Wallace took up the tenor saxophone at age 12. He worked after hours clubs around Tennessee during his high school and college years and graduated on clarinet from the University of Tennessee in 1968. Three years later he moved to New York where he played concerts and club gigs with musicians like Barry Harris, Cecil McBee, Buddy Rich, Monty Alexander, Glen Moore and others.

In 1979, Bennie Wallace burst onto the international Jazz scene with his award-winning first release on Enja Records, The Fourteen Bar Blues. The critical acclaim was overwhelming, hailing Bennie Wallace as the “New Saxophone Giant”, the youngest of a lineage including Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, Albert Ayler and Sonny Rollins....
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    Disorder at the Border, The Music of Coleman Hawkins

    Justin Time Records
    2008
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    Disorder at the Border: The Music of Coleman Hawkins

    Justin Time Records
    2007
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    Disorder At The Border - The Music Of Coleman Hawkins

    Enja Records
    2006
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    The Nearness of You

    Enja Records
    2004
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    Bennie Wallace In Berlin

    Enja Records
    2002
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    Moodsville

    Groove Note Records
    2002
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    Moodsville

    Enja Records
    2001
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