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  • Lorca Hart (2012)

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    Drummer Lorca Hart grew up in a musical family in Taos, New Mexico, and the drumset became his passion early on.

    In high school, Lorca started to perform and to focus on jazz. He went on to the California Institute of the Arts from 1992 through 1996, studying with the likes of Tootie Heath, Joe LaBarbera and Charlie Haden.

    Since then, Lorca has performed with many of the West Coast's premiere players, including Ralph Moore, Carmen Lundy, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Jordan, Craig Handy, and the Clayton Brothers.

    Lorca now leads his own very creative trio with pianist Josh Nelson and bassist Ed Livingston.

    Lorca taught at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California, and now teaches at both Healdsburg High and Junior High in Sonoma County.
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Sonny Rollins Newk's Time The Surrey with the Fringe on Top Blue Note
    # 2 Ahmad Jamal At the Pershing Poinciana Chess
    # 3 Billie Holiday Lady in Satin You Don't Know What Love Is Columbia
    # 4 John Coltrane A Love Supreme Pursuance Impulse
    # 5 Miles Davis Nefertiti Nefertiti Columbia
    # 6 Roy Haynes Te Vou! James Dreyfus
    # 7 Emily Remler This Is Me Carenia Justice
    # 8 Tom Harrell Stories Viable Blues Contemporary
             
    Book Charles Panati, "Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things"
             
    Luxury Item Perhaps an espresso maker, but probably a personal refrigerator
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