„Jazz Pianist Billy Wallace: 1929–2017
Jazz pianist Billy Wallace passed away on December 9, 2017, in Denver, Colorado.
Wallace got his start performing with Buddy Ryland, Max Roach, Clifford Brown, and Charlie Parker, and played as an accompanist for Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae, Anita O’Day, and many others. As for his impact on the Seattle jazz scene, he performed with Floyd Standifer, and recorded Soulful Delight (1994) with Phil Sparks and Clarence Acox.
In his later years, Wallace became a steadfast member of the Denver jazz scene, performing regularly until his passing. He will be missed by many in the music communities of Chicago, Seattle, and Denver.“
Source: https://www.earshot.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/January-FINAL.pdf p. 3