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

Pete La Roca Basra (Album) Blue Note US 1965 Sell This Version
Pete La Roca Turkish Women At The Bath (Album) Douglas US 1967 Sell This Version
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) Japan 1975 Sell This Version
Tony Scott (2) with Bill EvansJimmy GarrisonPete LaRoca* Tony Scott (2) with Bill EvansJimmy GarrisonPete LaRoca* - Golden Moments (Album) Muse Records Japan 1982 Sell This Version
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 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

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

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