Max Roach
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Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer. A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and is generally considered alongside the most ...

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Biography

Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.

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Percy Heath
Now's The Time
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Now's The Time Now's The Time Now's The Time Now's The Time
Miles Davis, Tommy Potter, Duke Jordan, Max Roach & Charlie Parker
All The Things That You Are
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All The Things That You Are All The Things That You Are All The Things That You Are All The Things That You Are
Sonny Stitt
A Lazy Afternoon In Paris
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A Lazy Afternoon In Paris A Lazy Afternoon In Paris A Lazy Afternoon In Paris A Lazy Afternoon In Paris
Bud Powell, Sonny Stitt, Curley Russell, Sonny Stitt & Bud Powell & Max Roach
Fine and Dandy
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Fine and Dandy Fine and Dandy Fine and Dandy Fine and Dandy
Carl Perkins, Clifford Brown, George Bledsoe & Max Roach
Tenderly
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Tenderly Tenderly Tenderly Tenderly
Max Roach
It's You Or No One (clip)
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It's You Or No One (clip) It's You Or No One (clip) It's You Or No One (clip) It's You Or No One (clip)
Max Roach
Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace
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Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace
Max Roach
Three-four vs. six-eight four-four ways.
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Three-four vs. six-eight four-four ways. Three-four vs. six-eight four-four ways. Three-four vs. six-eight four-four ways. Three-four vs. six-eight four-four ways.
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Biography

Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.

A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and is generally considered alongside the most important drummers in history. He worked with many famous jazz musicians, including Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Billy Eckstine, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Eric Dolphy and Booker Little. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1992.

Roach also led his own groups, and made numerous musical statements relating to the African-American civil rights movement.

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