Wallace, Wayne

Patois, 2008CD
Instrument: Trombone

Issue: 15.1

Jazz Ruler Type: Latin
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 5
Performance Chart

Sound: 4
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: Wayne Wallace leads a funky Latin jazz ensemble through ten selections. They focus on the call and response between horns and percussion along with the spirit of engaging the audience in the music. The program includes a combination of classics from R&B, jazz and Latin traditions along with three originals. The covers are tributes to many of the masters who influenced Wallace and the music we all enjoy today. Wayne recreates the classics with his own spin. Among the best here are the swinging Cuban “No Esta Complicado!”, “Unchain My Heart” and “Fascinatin’ Rhythm”. This is creative, inspirational and really moves.


Publicist: Braithwaite & Katz