– After a stint with rock playing guitar, at age 23, Sal LA ROCCA 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.
– It is aside Jacques PELZER that he meets and plays with Jon EARDLEY.
– 1986, he works with French pianist Michel GRAILLIER (Fr.)and American drummer Leo MITCHELL (US).
Steve GROSSMAN (t.sax) hires him, together with Georges BROWN (drs), in 1987, for a tour in the Be…