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Joe La Barbera

Joe La Barbera
Born: Feb 22, 1948 in Mount Morris, NY
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Joe La Barbera is best-known for being part of Bill Evans' last trio (1978-1980) along with bassist Marc Johnson but he has remained greatly in-demand up to the present time. The younger brother of tenor saxophonist Pat La Barbera and arranger-trumpeter John La Barbera, Joe was originally taught drums ...Read full biography
Joe LaBarbera: Mark Time
Released: 2003
Label: Jazz Compass
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Drummer Joe La Barbera leads an all-star group of top Los Angeles-based players on Mark Time. Trumpeter Clay Jenkins, pianist Bill Cunliffe, and bassist Tom Warrington all contribute many colorful statements ...Read full review
The Joe LaBarbera Quintet Live
Released: 2002
Label: Jazz Compass
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Joe La Barbera made his professional debut in 1966 with the Sam Noto-Joe Romano Quintet, though he may be best known to jazz fans for his two-year stint between 1978 and 1980 as the drummer for the last ...Read full review
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