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DC Bebop – Sal La Roccasal la rocca

Sunday November 30, 2014 at 9:14 PM – Sal has shared the stage with an impressive list of talented musicians: During his career, Sal has recorded on numerous albums. In 2003, he released his first album “Latinea“, included musicians Bruno Castellucci, Peter Hertmans, Kris Goessens and Jacques Pirotton. Around this time, Sal became the official bassist of singer Anne Ducros, playing, recording and touring with her group for several years. He added several jazz greats to his resume, including trumpeter Randy Brecker and pianists Thierry Eliez, Enrico Pieranunzi, Jacky Terrasson and René Urtreger. In 2007, he became the bassist for pop rock group Vaya Con Dios. Sal participated in both a European and world tour with the group. In 2010, he was bassist for the Steve Grossman Quintet performing at the Dinant Jazz Night Festival. The group featured Steve Grossman, Nico Menci, Alvin Queen, Joe Lovano and Sal. In 2011, he joined the Gregory Houben Quintet, which was comprised of Gregory Houben (trumpet), Pierrick Pedron (alto sax) and Sal La Rocca (bass). Sal met American singer Denise King through French pianist Olivier Hutman. They formed a trio that performed in what is referred to as the Benelux States (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) and France. In 2013, Sal released his second album “It Could Be The End” (featuring a number of original compositions) through Igloo Records. The group was comprised of Lorenzo Di Maio, Pascal Mohy, Hans van Oosterhout and Jacques Schwarz-Bart. Sal can be experienced live with his, and other groups at numerous world venues.

 

LDH Jazz Tour 2013

Sal La Rocca (d.b), Erwin Vann(t.sax), Lorenzo Di Maio (gt), Pascal Mohy (p), Antoine Pierre (drs) on the 2nd, 23th, 24th of oct., Adriano Verderame (drs) on the 4th, 16th 19th of oct. + 1st, 2nd of nov.
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2012-13
Laurent Doumont
Soul Embassy

All songs by L. Doumont (except where indicated). Prod. by Da Romeo ; Rec., mix. & mast. by V. De Bast.
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2012
Bop and Soul sextet

Max Blesin (gt),
Greg Houben (tp), Eric Prost (t.s),
Pascal Mohy (p),
Sal La Rocca (d.b),
Hans v. Oosterhout (drs)
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June 2012
Richie Beirach/Steve Houben 4tet

Richie Beirach (p), Steve Houben (a.sax, fl.), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Hans van Oosterhout (drs)
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2011-12
New album IGLOO release

Pers: Sal La Rocca (b) Lorenzo Di Maio (gt) Pascal Mohy (p) Hans van Oosterhout (drs) Feat: Jacques Schwarz-Bart (t.sax)
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2011
STEVE GROSSMAN TWO TENORS 5TET

Steve Grossman (ts), Valerio Pontrandolfo (ts), Nico Menci (p), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Alvin Queen (drs) featuring: Joe Lovano
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2010-11
CD Greg HOUBEN Pierrick Pedron

G.Houben (tp), P.Pedron (a.sax), P.Mohy (p), Sal La Rocca (b), Rick Hollander (drs)
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2010
CD recording
Vaya Con Dios

2 CD’s (Comme on est venu + Bonus Live)
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2009
CD Automne 08
Pascal Mohy Trio

Sal La Rocca (d.b), Pascal Mohy (p), Joost Van Schaik (drs)
IGLOO-RECORDS
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2008
Sabin Todorov Trio
Inside story

Sabin Todorov (p), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Lionel Beuvens (drs) - IGLOO RECORDS
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2006-07
Vaya Con Dios
The Ultimate Collection

CD and DVD with Vaya Con Dios featuring: Dani Klein
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2006
CD Suite Mangrove

Olivier HUTMAN (p),
Jacques SCHWARZ-BART (t.sax),
Sal LA ROCCA (d.b),
Hans Van OOSTERHOUT (drs).
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2005-06
Richie Beirach

“Jazz a Liege” with Steve HOUBEN “trio” + Richie BEIRACH (p), (recorded by Belgian TV).
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2005
CD Anne DUCROS
Piano, piano

Personnel : Chick COREA – Jacky TERRASSON – Enrico PIERANUNZI – René URTREGER… + Guest : Bob FRANCESCHINI (t.sax)
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2004 CD with :
Peter Hertmans Trio

Peter Hertmans (gt, org.), Bruno Castellucci (drs), Sal la Rocca, (d.b), T. De Jonge (tp), S. Delannoye (a.s.), D. Peremans (tb)
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2003-04
CD : Take The Duck - Duck’s Food

Daniel Noesig (tp), Toine Thys (alt and tenor sax), Sal Larocca (d.b), Manolo Cabras (d.b), Thorsten Grau (drs).
All songs written by: Toine Thys & Daniel Noesig.
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2003
LATINEA
Sal La Rocca Quintet

S. la Rocca (d.b), J. Pirotton (gt), Pt. Hertmans (gt), Kr. Goessens (p), Br. Castellucci (drs)
IGLOO RECORDS
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2002-03
CD Anne DUCROS
Close Your Eyes

Anne Ducros (voc), Benoît de Mesmay (p, Key) Sal La Rocca (d.b), Bruno Castellucci (drs) Guest: Toots Thielemans (Harm.)
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2002
Nathalie Loriers Trio + Extensions

Nathalie Loriers (p), Frank Vaganée, Kurt Van Herck (sax), Laurent Blondiau (tp), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Hans van Oosterhout (drs)
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2001-02
Jean-Pierre Gebler Belgian All Stars

All arrangements by Michel HERR
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2001
Erik Vermeulen Trio
Songs Of Minutes

Erik Vermeulen (p), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Jan de Haas (drs)
Recorded at Studio Igloo in Brussels
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2000-01
CD Anne DUCROS
Purple Songs

Anne Ducros (voc), Didier Lockwood (violin, tp), Gordon Beck (p), Bruno Castellucci ( drs), Sal La Rocca (d.b)
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2000
Nathalie Loriers Trio Silent Spring

Nathalie Loriers (p), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Hans van Oosterhout (drs) - Pygmalion Records
Tour: Syria, Jordania, Brasil, Japan.
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1999-00
Manuel Hermia L'Esprit Du Val

Manuel Hermia(a.sax, fl.), Bruno Castellucci (drs), Erik Vermeulen (p), Sal La Rocca (d.bass),
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1999
Ivan Paduart & Toots Thielemans

with Ivan PADUART (p) Quartet, guest Toots THIELEMANS
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1998-99
Ode For Joe

Peter hertmans (gt), Jeroen Van Herzeele (t.sax), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Jan De Haas (drs)
W.E.R.F.
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1998
T. Thielemans The Live Takes Vol. 1

N. Loriers (p), S. La Rocca (d.b) B. Castellucci (drs) on track 1 & 2
Live at Palais des Congrès (BE)
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1997-08
Mâäk's Spirit Live

Laurent Blondiau (tp), Jeroen Van Herzeele (t.sax), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Hans Van Oosterhout (drs)
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1997
Nathalie Loriers

With Nathalie LORIERS Trio in Quebec, with Philip CATHERINE as guest
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1996-97
Peter Hertmans / Jeroen Van Herzeele

Peter hertmans (gt), Jeroen Van Herzeele (t.sax), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Jan De Haas (drs)
Igloo-Record
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1996
Castellucci Stringtet

Eric Legnini (p), Erwin Vann (sax), Sal La Rocca (b), Bruno Castellucci (drs) G. Vercampt, F. Vervoort, E. Foubert (viol.), M. Boulanger (cello)
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1995-96
Del Ferro/Vaganée Group

M. del Ferro (p, synth.), Fr. Vaganée (a.sax), S. La Rocca (d.b), H. V. Oosterhout (drs). Challenge-Rec.
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1995
CD Nathalie Loriers Trio

Nathalie Loriers (p), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Hans van Oosterhout (drs) - IGLOO RECORDS
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1994
CD Lee Konitz
& the J.F. Prins Trio

Lee konitz (a.sax), Jeanfrançois Prins (gt), Sal La Rocca (d.b), Bruno Castellucci (drs)
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1993
Steve Houben 4tet Blue Circumstances

S. Houben (a.sax, fl.), D. Wissels (p), S. La Rocca (d.b), R. Hollander (drs) Rec. at Studio Caraïbes.
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1986
Steve GROSSMAN

Steve GROSSMAN (t.sax) hires him, together with Georges BROWN (drs), in 1987, for a tour in the Benelux and south of France, to appear in the major Festivals.
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2013 - 14
Vaya Con Dios - Farewell Tour

DANI KLEIN HAS STARTED HER FAREWELL TOUR. THIS WILL BE THE LAST VAYA CON DIOS TOUR EVER.
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