La Roca, Pete
|born on||7 April 1938 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||16°59' 14°42 Asc. 27°10'|
American jazz drummer. He worked with Sonny Rollins off and on, including a European tour from October 1957 to February 1959. He also played with Tony Scott in 1959. During hiatus, he sometimes worked in a law office or for the New York Public Library as a clerk. He was considered one of the most promising young New York drummers of his day.
- associate relationship with Byrd, Donald (born 9 December 1932)
- associate relationship with Coltrane, John (born 23 September 1926)
- associate relationship with Friedman, Don (born 4 May 1935)
Arthur Blackwell quotes B. Stone from La Roca, who was reportedly born Peter Sims, according to Nick Dagan Best.
- Vocation : Business : Clerk/ Typist (Public library, law office)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Drums, Jazz)