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Pete La Roca – Basra

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Basra is the debut album by drummer Pete La Roca, recorded in 1965 and released on the Blue Note label.[2]

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.[3] He also said that Van Gelder threatened to end the session after pianist Steve Kuhn started manually plucking the piano strings.[3]



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