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R.I.P. Horacio Rodriguez

Discussion in 'Bassists [DB]' started by ctxbass, Dec 14, 2005.


  1. ctxbass

    ctxbass Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2003
    Central Texas
    Did any of you NYC guys know Horacio (Cola) Rodriguez? He was a jazz and latin bassist from Argentina who spent several decades in Austin, TX and moved to New York a few years ago. I just found out that he passed away recently.
     
  2. JohnThomasson

    JohnThomasson Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Mesa Boogie, DR Strings, Fender, Source Audio & Fishman
    That's so sad to hear. I was wondering what happened to him. He was a good player.
     
  3. Chip Boaz

    Chip Boaz

    Apr 23, 2004
    I haven't heard of him, but that's sad to hear. Do you know of any recordings that I can hear him on?
     
  4. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    Do you happen to know his birthdate?
    Was there an obit somewhere on the Net?
     
  5. ctxbass

    ctxbass Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2003
    Central Texas
    I don't know of any obits or his birthdate. Horacio was a young man (probably about 50) at the time of his death. He came to Austin, TX from Argentina with Angel Sucheras in the late '70's for a house gig at a really nice new jazz club called "McKedrick's (sp?) Treehouse". Unfortunately, the jazz format at the club didn't last, but Horacio stayed in Austin anyway.
    I don't know his discography, but he was one of the most tasteful players I ever heard.