Category Archives: Max Roach

My Little Red Book

LA PREPARATION Max Roach and Archie Shepp Force (Sweet Mao – Suid Afrika 76) Uniteledis : 1976 MR, drums; AS, sax. This exceptional double-album of duets with Archie Shepp helped inaugurate Max Roach’s own revolutionary cultural program. Over the ensuing… Continue reading

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“YOU CAN’T WRITE THE SAME BOOK TWICE”: Max Roach (1924-2007)

FREEDOM DAY Max Roach We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite Candid : 1960 MR, drums; Booker Little, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Walter Benton, tenor sax; James Schenck, bass; Michael Olatunji, conga; Tomas DuVall, percussion; Raymond Mantilla, percussion; Abbey Lincoln,… Continue reading

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