Pete La Roca

Pete La Roca

Real Name:
Peter Sims
Profile:
American jazz drummer
Born : April 07, 1938 in New York City, New York.
Died : November 19, 2012 in New York City, New York. (Cancer)

Pete played with : Sonny Rollins (1957-'59), Jackie McLean, Slide Hampton, John Coltrane, Marian McPartland, led his own group (1961-'62), Art Farmer (1964-'65), Freddie Hubbard, Mose Allison, Charles Lloyd (1966), Paul Bley, Steve Kuhn and many others.
As a leader he made three albums : "Basra" (1965), Bliss! (1967) and "Turkish Women at the Bath" (1967).
He adopted the name Pete La Roca early in his career when he played timbales in latin bands.
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Pete La Roca Discography

Albums

BST 84205 Pete La Roca Basra (Album) Blue Note BST 84205 US 1965 Sell This Version
SD 782 Pete La Roca Turkish Women At The Bath (Album) Douglas SD 782 US 1967 Sell This Version
LAX-3063 Steve Kuhn Trio featuring Steve Swallow and Pete La Roca Steve Kuhn Trio featuring Steve Swallow and Pete La Roca - Three Waves (Album) Flying Dutchman, Contact (6) LAX-3063 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
K26P 6159 Tony Scott (2) with Bill EvansJimmy GarrisonPete LaRoca* Tony Scott (2) with Bill EvansJimmy GarrisonPete LaRoca* - Golden Moments (Album) Muse Records K26P 6159 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
MR 5266 Tony Scott (2), Bill Evans, Jimmy Garrison, Pete La Roca Tony Scott (2), Bill Evans, Jimmy Garrison, Pete La Roca - I'll Remember (Album) Muse Records MR 5266 US 1984 Sell This Version
SJL 1148 Paul Bley With Steve Swallow & Pete LaRoca* Paul Bley With Steve Swallow & Pete LaRoca* - Floater(LP, Album) Savoy Jazz SJL 1148 US 1984 Sell This Version
SJL 1175 Paul Bley With Steve Swallow & Pete LaRoca* Paul Bley With Steve Swallow & Pete LaRoca* - Syndrome(LP, Album) Savoy Jazz SJL 1175 US 1986 Sell This Version
7243 8 54876 2 0 Pete (LaRoca) Sims*, SwingTime* Pete (LaRoca) Sims*, SwingTime* - SwingTime(CD, Album) Blue Note 7243 8 54876 2 0 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
MTCJ-3024 Steve Kuhn, Scott LaFaro, Pete La Roca Steve Kuhn, Scott LaFaro, Pete La Roca - 1960(CD, Album) PJL MTCJ-3024 Japan 2005 Sell This Version

Compilations

650123 Paul Bley, Pete LaRoca*, Steve Swallow Paul Bley, Pete LaRoca*, Steve Swallow - Floater Syndrome (Comp) Vogue, Savoy Jazz 650123 France 1989 Sell This Version

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