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Max Roach

Maxwell Lemuel Roach

Drummer, Percussionist, Composer, Bandleader, Educator

(1924 - 2007)

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Biographies:

 
allaboutjazz.com
Wikipedia
members.tripod.com
DrummerWorld.com
DownBeat.com
AllMusic.com
nndb.com/
weinmanntours.ch
 

Articles:

 
Interview at culturekiosque.com
Interview at basementrecordings.com
Brown and Roach at npr.org
Obit at nytimes.com
Obit at nytimes.com (correction)
Obit at allaboutjazz.com (1)
Obit at allaboutjazz.com (2)
Obit at guardian.co.uk
Obit at post-gazette.com
 

Reviews:

 
CD--"...Plus Four" at hardbop.tr...
CD's at bostonphoenix.com
CD's at allaboutjazz.com
CD--"The Complete Mercury..." at...
Performance at bluesforpeace.com
 

Discographies:

 
jazzdisco.org/
 

Other:

 
Audio profile at bbc.co.uk
Performance preview at loc.gov
Audio at ilike.com
Videos at google.com
Timeline at google.com
 

Study In Brown

Clifford Brown



We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite

Max Roach



Money Jungle

Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach



Clifford Brown & Max Roach

Clifford Brown, Max Roach, Harold Land



Jazz at Massey Hall

Quintet, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach



The Last Concert

Clifford Brown, Max Roach



Sonny Rollins Plus Four

Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Max Roach



Rich vs. Roach

Buddy Rich/Max Roach



Percussion Bitter Sweet

Max Roach
Reading and Viewing

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Various

DownBeat - The Great Jazz Interviews (A 75th Anniversary Anthology) (Book)

Hal Leonard


Various

Down Beat: Sixty Years of Jazz

Hal Leonard Corporation


American Jazz Drummers: Gary Burghoff, Paul Wertico, Tony Williams, Papa Jack Laine, Baby Dodds, Paul Barbarin, Louis Barbarin, Max Roach

Books LLC


Bebop Drummers: Max Roach, Buddy Rich, John Bernard Riley, Art Blakey, Roy Haynes, Kenny Clarke, Ed Thigpen, Henry Adler, Tony Crombie

Books LLC


Modern Drummer Magazine (August 1993) (Max Roach + Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater)

Modern Drummer


Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, John Lewis, Milt Jackson

Dizzy's Dream Band

Fox Lorber

DVD


Buddy Anderson, Count Basie, Eddie Durham, Jimmy Forrest, Curtis Foster

The Last of the Blue Devils - The Kansas City Jazz Story

Rhapsody Films

DVD with Roach


Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte

Carmen Jones

20th Century Fox

DVD with Roach


Repercussions Program 3 and 4 Legends of Rhythms and Blues and the Max Roach Story

DVD

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