Max Roach

Real Name:Maxwell Lemuel Roach

American jazz drummer, bandleader, and artist.
Born: 10 January 1924 in Newland, Pasquotank County, North Carolina, USA.
Died: 16 August 2007 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (aged 83).
Married to singer Abbey Lincoln.
Father of Raoul Roach and viola player Maxine Roach.

Roach was one of the most accomplished jazz drummers and percussionists of his time. He worked with many of the greatest jazz musicians, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Sonny Rollins.

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In Groups:Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians, Benny Golson Sextet, Bud Powell Quartet, Buddy De Franco Sextet, Cannonball Adderley All Stars, Charles Mingus – Max Roach Duo, Charlie Parker And His Orchestra, Charlie Parker's Re-Boppers, Clifford Brown All Stars, Clifford Brown and Max Roach, Coleman Hawkins All Star Band, Coleman Hawkins All Stars, Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins Quintet, Coleman Hawkins Swing Four, Dexter Gordon Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie - Stan Getz Sextet, Dizzy Gillespie's Cool Jazz Stars, Dizzy Gillespie/Oscar Pettiford Quintet, Don Lanphere Quintet
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