Philadelphia-born tenor saxophonist Antoine Roney grew up
surrounded by music. After a short period learning the clarinet,
young Roney took an interest in the saxophone, after his older
brother - renowned saxophonist Wallace - introduced him to
John Coltrane's Live at Birdland album.
Inspired by what he heard, the young musician pursued studies
in both alto and tenor sax, and in 1992 released his first album,
"The Traveler". After a few years of touring, he issued a second
album, "Whirling," in 1996. In 2006, Roney self-released two
more albums, including a duet with Daniel Moreno.
Always vastly active, he continues to tour and play extensively
with his own trio, and has recently participated in the Miles Davis
tribute project Bitches Brew Revisited, with drummer Cindy