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A godfather of modern jazz percussion, Max Roach (1924-2007) also fought for racial equality and respect for African-American culture. Geoffrey Smith surveys his distinguished career as player, leader and composer, with such stellar colleagues as Clifford Brown and Sonny Rollins.

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Sun 17 Jun 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Charlie Parker

    Ko Ko

    • Star Eyes.
    • Proper.
    • 3.
  • Charlie Parker

    Klactoveedsedstene

  • Bud Powell

    Un Poco Loco

    • Amazing Bud Powell Vol.1.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7.
  • Clifford Brown

    Daahoud

    • Clifford Brown, Max Roach Quintet: Complete Studio Recordings.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 10.
  • Clifford Brown

    Sandu

    • Essential Jazz Classics : EJC 55560.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 5.
  • Clifford Brown

    Love Is A Many Splendored Thing

    • Essential Jazz Classics : EJC 55560.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 4.
  • Sonny Rollins

    St. Thomas

    • Avid : AMSC 965.
    • Avid.
    • 6.
  • Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus & Max Roach

    Money Jungle

    • MONEY JUNGLE.
    • BLUE NOTE.
    • 9.
  • Max Roach

    St Louis Blues

    • Atlantic : 7567813612.
    • Atlantic.
    • 4.
  • Max Roach & Dizzy Gillespie

    Salt Peanuts

    • A&M 3964042.
    • A&M.
    • 9.

Max Roach

Ko-Ko

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker

Proper Intro CD 2077

Charlie Parker, sax; Dizzy Gillespie, t and p; Curly Russell, b; Max Roach, d.

 

Klactoveedsedstene

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker

Baronet B107

Charlie Parker, as; Miles Davis, t; Duke Jordan, p; Tommy Potter, b;  Max Roach, d. 

 

Un Poco Loco

Bud Powell

Bud Powell

Blue Note 7243 5 32136 2 6

Bud Powell, p; Max Roach, d; Curly Russell, b.

 

Daahoud

Clifford Brown/Max Roach

Charlie Parker

Essential Jazz Classics.  EJC55560

Clifford Brown t; Max Roach, d;  Harold Land, ts; Richie Powell, p; George Morrow, b.

 

Sandu

Clifford Brown/Max Roach

Essential Jazz Classics.  EJC55560

Clifford Brown,  t; Harold Land, ts; Richie Powell, p; George Morrow, b; Max Roach, d.

 

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

Clifford Brown/Max Roach

Sammy Fain / Paul Francis Webster

Essential Jazz Classics EJC55560

Clifford Brown, t; Max Roach, d; Richie Powell, p; George Morrow, b; Sonny Rollins, ts.

 

St. Thomas

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins

Avid AMSC965

Sonny Rollins, ts; Max Roach, d; Tommy Flanagan, p; Doug Watkins, b. 

 

Driva Man

Max Roach

Roach / Brown Jnr

Avid AMSC1270

Abbey Lincoln, v; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Walter Benton, ts; Booker Little, t; Julien Priester, tb. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

Money Jungle

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2

Duke Ellington, p; Charles Mingus, b; Max Roach, d.

 

St. Louis Blues

Max Roach

Max Roach

Atlantic 7567813612 (1)

Max Roach, d;  Freddie Hubbard, t; Roland Alexander, ss; James Spalding, as; Ronnie Matthew, p; Jymie Merritt, b.

 

Salt Peanuts

Max Roach & Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Clarke

A&M 3964042 (2)

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