Basra

Pete La Roca

Basra

  • Label: Blue Note
  • Catalogue number: 0838650
  • Format: LP
  • Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Modern Jazz, Soul Jazz
  • Origin: United States
£15.99

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Tracklist

Malaguena
Candu
Tears Come From Heaven
Basra
Lazy Afternoon
Eiderdown

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Description

By the time drummer Pete La Roca recorded his debut album 'Basra' in 1965 he had already appeared on nine Blue Note sessions as a sideman and spent time in bands led by Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane. But it was another tenor titan, Joe Henderson, that La Roca brought in as the sole horn voice to front a dynamic quartet that was completed by what liner note writer Ira Gitler called "one of the most attuned rhythm sections in jazz" featuring bassist Steve Swallow and pianist Steve Kuhn.

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