Max Roach



Max Roach
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Rating
Active
1944 to 2002
Born
January 10, 1924 in Pasquotank County
Died
August 15, 2007
Location
North Carolina, United States
Biography
Maxwell Lemuel Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz 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, Eric Dolphy, Booker Little, and Robert Stewart (saxophonist). He was inducted into the Down Beat Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1992.
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Top Songs by Max Roach


Complete 1957 - 1958 Quintet and Sextet Sessions

Namely You

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You Don't Know What Love Is

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The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall [Original Jazz Classics Remasters]

Salt Peanuts

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The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall [Original Jazz Classics Remasters]

Perdido

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Friendship

Friendship

Duke Ellington April 13, 2015

13 Tracks

Red Eyes

Red Eyes

Archie Shepp April 13, 2015

10 Tracks

Mal/4 Trio

Mal/4 Trio

Ron Carter February 11, 2015

7 Tracks

Catharsis!

Catharsis!

Cannonball Adderley September 30, 2014

6 Tracks

Flute 'N the Blues

Flute 'N the Blues

James Moody July 5, 2014

10 Tracks

I Hear the Sound

I Hear the Sound

Archie Shepp November 4, 2013

13 Tracks

Voodoo Sense

Voodoo Sense

Archie Shepp August 30, 2013

6 Tracks

The Man I Love

The Man I Love

Cannonball Adderley November 11, 2011

6 Tracks

For Losers / Kwanza

For Losers / Kwanza

Archie Shepp October 10, 2011

10 Tracks

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