Born: August 20, 1961
Sal LA ROCCA is one of Belgium’s most in-demand double bassists. He has played alongside Toots THIELEMANS, Philip CATHERINE, Steve GROSSMAN, Lee KONITZ… After a stint with rock playing guitar, at age 23, he discovers jazz in the early 80′s and switches to double bass which he intensively explores on his own, taking as a model Paul CHAMBERS.
Sal has released two albums under his own name, such as Latinea (2003) and It Could Be The End (2012) with : Lorenzo DI MAIO (guitar), Pascal MOHY (piano) and Hans van OOSTERHOUT (drs) featuring: Jacques SCHWARZ-BART (tenor sax) on the IGLOO label
Member of Vaya Con Dios feat. Dani KLEIN, Pascal MOHY trio, Denise KING + Olivier HUTMAN trio (Fr. & Be), Phil ABRAHAM quartet, Laurent DOUMONT & The Soul Counsellors, Bop & Soul Sextet…...
Awards“ Wednesday June 8, 2011 Nominees for the Sabam Jazz Awards 2011 are known Nominees for the Sabam Jazz Awards 2011 are known : Gino Lattuca (tp), Jacques Pirotton (gt), Fabrice Alleman (sax), SAL LA ROCCA (b) & Michel Hatzigeorgiou (b). The award will ne announced on July 16 2011 durig the Dinant Jazz Nights.” Lundi D'Hortense - Jazz in Belgium
It Could Be The EndJazz Records
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