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Pete La Roca – Basra

155,00 lei

Label: Blue Note – 0838650, UMe – 0838650, Blue Note – BST 84205, Blue Note – ST-84205, Blue Note – 84205
Series: Blue Note 80 Vinyl Reissue Series
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, 180g
Country: USA & Europe
Released: 31 Jan 2020
Genre: Jazz
Style: Post Bop, Modal

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Basra is the debut album by drummer Pete La Roca, recorded in 1965 and released on the Blue Note label.

Background and recording
Bassist Steve Swallow recounted that he and La Roca had taken LSD prior to traveling to recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder’s New Jersey studio for the session. He also said that Van Gelder threatened to end the session after pianist Steve Kuhn started manually plucking the piano strings.

Reception
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated: “It is strange to realize that drummer Pete La Roca only led two albums during the prime years of his career, for this CD reissue of his initial date is a classic”.

Pete La Roca – drums
Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
Steve Kuhn – piano
Steve Swallow – bass

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