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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Top Songs by Max Roach


Carmen McRae's Finest Hour

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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Clifford Brown With Strings

Willow Weep For Me

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The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958

Perdido

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The Complete Jerome Kern Songbooks

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

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Orchestral Jazz 101

Blue Moon

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Friendship

Friendship

Max Roach April 13, 2015

13 Tracks

The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker

The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker

Max Roach May 24, 2011

10 Tracks

We Insist! Freedom Now Suite

We Insist! Freedom Now Suite

Max Roach January 18, 2011

4 Tracks

New Sounds

New Sounds

James Moody July 17, 2010

6 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

Quiet as It's Kept

Quiet as It's Kept

Max Roach June 9, 2009

3 Tracks

Drums Unlimited

Drums Unlimited

Max Roach April 14, 2009

6 Tracks

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Max Roach April 14, 2009

6 Tracks

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