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Corneliu Stroe (22 October 1949 – 11 June 2017) was a Romanian drummer and percussionist.

Corneliu Stroe
Born (1949-10-22)October 22, 1949
Bucharest, Romania
Died June 11, 2017(2017-06-11) (aged 67)
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Percussionist
Instruments Drums

Born in Bucharest, he moved at the age of 2 to Mediaș due to his father's job. He grew up there, and later became a member of several local bands, among them Orfeus.

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CreativeEdit

Between 1981 and 2005 he was a member of Creative, together with Harry Tavitian, with whom he participated in many Romanian jazz festivals: Sibiu, Galați, Ploiești, etc.

Other collaborationsEdit

His daughter, Roxana Stroe, is arguably the only female blues guitarist in România.[7][8]

AwardsEdit

  • First Prize at the Student Art Festival ("Marele Premiu al Artei Studențești", 1974)[9]

DiscographyEdit

  • Horizons, Leo Records, Londra, 1985 (with Harry Tavitian)
  • Transylvanian Suite, Leo Records, Londra, 1986 (with Harry Tavitian)
  • Post Communism Atmosphere, Deux ZZ Records, Paris,1984 (with Etienne Brunet)
  • Creațiunea, București, 1991 (with Harry Tavitian)
  • Roots (with Blues Community) (cassette)
  • Visul toboșarului (with Ovidiu Lipan, etc.)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Institutul Cultural Roman" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Telegraf Online Constanta - Concert extraordinar susținut de Mike Godoroja & "Blue Spirit", Marius Mihalache și Corneliu Stroe" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "BestMusic - O seara de colinde si blues la Hard Rock Cafe O seara de colinde si - news Today!" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on August 5, 2012. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "CORNELIU STROE & BALKANAMERA BAND ÎN CONCERT LA ALICANTE" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Blues&jazz la ArCub: Vali Răcilă şi Corneliu Stroe & Balkanamera" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Vasile Seicaru - Jurnal de bord" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on October 8, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ziarul Cuget Liber Constanta - Corneliu și Roxana Stroe: "Blues-ul rămâne în familie" (I)" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Corneliu Stroe aduce jazz-ul in Costinesti" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Roxana Stroe- singura chitarista de blues din tara" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on July 6, 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2014.