Vince Wallace Resident of Oakland, CA June 15, 1939 - Oct. 2, 2012 Jazz icon, tenor saxophonist/ composer For over five decades, Maestro Wallace has played a pivotal role on the Bay Area Jazz Scene. He leaves us with a rich musical legacy and will be long remembered for his soulful saxophone sound and his superb compositions which have become an integral part of the history of jazz. Mr. Wallace is deeply mourned by his sons Bryan and Cameron, daughter Mara and their families. He also will be sorely missed by his devoted companion, Heide Pilc, and his large extended family, the jazz community all over the globe. Memorial services are pending.
Published in Inside Bay Area on October 12, 2012