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Ron Westray

Primary Instrument: Trombone

Born: June 13, 1970    

One of the most highly regarded trombonist of his generation, Ron Westray continues to expand upon the legacy set before him with his CD releases, “Jimi Jazz”, “Live From Austin” and “Medical Cures For The Chromatic Commands Of The Inner City”.

Professor Ron Westray’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 as trombonist or lead trombonist with the most prestigious jazz ensembles in the world, including the Mingus Big Band, New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, The Wynton Marsalis Septet, Irving Mayfield, The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and the Marcus Roberts Ensemble, in hundreds of performances around the globe. ...
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* Performs regularly with The Wynton Marsalis Septet * Performs regularly with New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra * Currently Associate Professor at York University (Toronto, Canada) * Serves as the Oscar Peterson Chair in Jazz Performance
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    Live from Austin

    Blue Canoe Records
    2011

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Featured recording “Jimi Jazz”

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Jimi Jazz

Blue Canoe Records (2014)

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Primary InstrumentTrombone

LocationWhite, GA

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundCurrently Ron Westray is an Associate Professor at York University in Toronto Canada. In addition to teaching at the University, Ron is also available for private lessons.

Clinic/Workshop InformationRon Westray brings a sense of youth and a historical perspective to his clinics.

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