Pete La Roca

Peter Sims

Also known as La Roca, P. LaRoca, Pete (La Roca) Sims, Pete (LaRoca) Sims, Pete La Rocca, Pete LaRoca, Pete LaRoca Sims, Pete LaRocca
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Discography of Pete La Roca:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Basra 6 Audio 2005 Blue Note
2 Turkish Women At The Bath 7 Audio 1997 32 Jazz
3 Turkish Women At The Bath 7 Audio 2004 Fresh Sound Records
4 Turkish Women At The Bath 8 Audio 2002 Douglas
5 Basra 6 Audio Blue Note
6 Floater Syndrome 13 Audio 1989
7 Basra 6 Audio 1995 Blue Note
8 Three Waves 9 Audio 1999
9 Three Waves 9 Audio 2002
10 Three Waves 9 Audio 2003
11 Three Waves 9 Audio 2005-12-21
12 Three Waves 9 Audio 1975
13 Basra 6 Audio 1979
14 Basra 6 Audio 1995
15 1960 5 Audio 2005-10-19 PJL
16 Golden Moments 5 Audio 1982 Muse Records
17 I'll Remember 4 Audio 1984 Muse Records
18 Basra 6 Audio 2012
19 Golden Moments 5 Audio 1982 Muse Records
20 Three Waves 9 Audio 1978 Flying Dutchman
21 I'll Remember 4 Audio 1984 Muse Records
22 Basra 6 Audio 1965 Blue Note


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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