Max Roach



Max Roach

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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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Friendship

Friendship

Max Roach April 13, 2015

13 Tracks

Classics

Classics

Max Roach May 9, 2014

14 Tracks

The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker

The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker

Max Roach May 24, 2011

9 Tracks

The Complete Mercury Sessions

The Complete Mercury Sessions

Max Roach January 1, 2011

51 Tracks

New Sounds

New Sounds

James Moody July 17, 2010

6 Tracks

Jazz Structures

Jazz Structures

Max Roach February 15, 2010

18 Tracks

Max Roach + 4 at Newport

Max Roach + 4 at Newport

Max Roach October 1, 2009

6 Tracks

Creating the Beat

Creating the Beat

Max Roach July 8, 2009

10 Tracks

Drums Unlimited

Drums Unlimited

Max Roach April 14, 2009

6 Tracks

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