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Bobby Previte

Bobby Previte
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Robert "Bobby" Previte (born July 16, 1951, in Niagara Falls, New York) is a drummer, composer and bandleader. Previte earned a B.A. in Economics at the University at Buffalo, where he also studied percussion. He moved to New York City in 1979, and became active in the city's thriving jazz and experimental music scenes. He began professional relationships with John Zorn, Wayne Horvitz, Elliott Sharp and others that have continued intermittently to the present.
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Bobby Previte — Mass Bobby Previte — Mass
(RareNoise RNR, 2016, CD)
Jamie Saft / Steve Swallow / Bobby Previte — The New Standard Jamie Saft / Steve Swallow / Bobby Previte — The New Standard
(RareNoise RNR041, 2014, CD)
Jamie Saft — A Bag of Shells Jamie Saft — A Bag of Shells
(Tzadik TZ 7520, 2010, CD)
Jamie Saft — Black Shabbis Jamie Saft — Black Shabbis
(Tzadik TZ 8133, 2009, CD)
Bobby Previte — The Coalition of the Willing Bobby Previte — The Coalition of the Willing
(Ropeadope 0-20286-20712-2, 2006, CD)
Groundtruther — Longitude Groundtruther — Longitude
(Thirsty Ear THI 57160.2, 2005, CD)
Ponga — Psychological Ponga — Psychological
(P-Vine PCD-24036, 2000, CD)
Ponga — Ponga Ponga — Ponga
(Loosegroove lg 0018-2, 1999, CD)
Wayne Horvitz — The President Wayne Horvitz — The President
(Dossier ST 7528, 1987, CD)

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