Sal LA ROCCA is one of Belgium’s most in-demand double bassists. He has played alongside Toots THIELEMANS, Philip CATHERINE, Steve GROSSMAN, Lee KONITZ…After a stint with rock playing guitar, at age 23, he discovers jazz in the early 80’s and switches to double bass which he intensively explores on his own, taking as a model Paul CHAMBERS.
Sal has released two albums under his own name, such as Latinea (2003) and It Could Be The End (2012) with : Lorenzo DI MAIO (guitar), Pascal MOHY (piano) and Hans van OOSTERHOUT (drums) featuring : Jacques SCHWARZ-BART* (tenor sax) on the IGLOO label
Member of Vaya Con Dios feat. Dani KLEIN, Pascal MOHY trio, Denise KING (US) 4tet, Phil ABRAHAM quartet, Laurent DOUMONT; The Soul Counsellors, Bop; Soul Sextet…