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Pat La Barbera


The older brother of Joe LaBarbera (drummer with Costs Evans during 1978-1980) and arranger/trumpeter John LaBarbera, Pat is a fixture in Toronto since shifting to Canada in 1974. He performed in a family group band in early stages, went to Berklee (1964-1967), and obtained identification for his interesting solos with Pal Rich’s big music group (1967-1973). After settling in Toronto (where he did a substantial amount of studio room function), LaBarbera toured with Elvin Jones (1975-1978). He provides recorded being a head for PM, Sackville, and Justin Period.

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Full Name Pat LaBarbera
Date Of Birth April 7, 1944
Profession Singer
Education Berklee College of Music
Nationality Canadian, American
Siblings Joe LaBarbera
Awards Juno Award for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year
Music Songs Virgo Dance, Deep in a Dream, Moon and Sand, Something to Live For, I Heard You Cried Last Night, Some Other Spring, There's a Lull in My Life, It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream, Here's to My Lady, Why Try to Change Me Now, What Good Would the Moon Be, Maybe You'll Be There, Elk the Mooche, Monk's Dream, Dark Ocean, As Long as I'm Dreaming, Eiderdown, Miles ahead, The Game's Afoot, I Fall in Love Too Easily, Once Around the Sun, Night / Morning, Fantazm, Elvin's Share, Another Rainy Day, Just Say Yes, A New Town Is A Blue Town, I Wished On The Moon, Another Day In The Sun, Kind Of Bill, Second Time Out, Sierra Nevada
Albums JMOG, Standard Transmission, The Wizard, Live At Montreal Bistro, Deep in a Dream, From the Heart, Virgo Dance

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