25-05-07

Gilbert Rovere RIP

The May issue of Jazz Magazine lists also the passing of Gilbert Rovere on March 13. Gilbert who? Indeed the French bass player who played with Art Taylor and Sonny Rollins that night of November 1965 in Paris. Born inToulon in 1939 he arrived in Paris in 1956 and was ready to accompany Billie Holiday, Cannonball Adderley, Dexter Gordon or Bud Powell. In 1967 he received the Django Reinhardt Prize from the Academie du Jazz. In 1978 he retires from the jazz scene. In 1986 he makes a comeback with ao. Steve Grossman, Bud Shank, Jackie McLean.

Sonny Rollins Paris 1965

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