Max Roach

Real Name:
Maxwell Lemuel Roach
Profile:
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).

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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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, Earl Coleman And His All Stars, Fats Navarro Quintet, George Russell Orchestra, George Wallington Trio, Gil Mellé Sextet, Herbie Nichols Trio, Howard McGhee All Stars, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, J.J. Johnson All Stars, J.J. Johnson Quartet, J.J. Johnson's Boppers, Jimmy Cleveland And His All Stars, Lee Konitz Sextet, M'Boom Re:percussion Ensemble, Max Roach Double Quartet, Max Roach His Chorus And Orchestra, Max Roach Plus Four, Max Roach Quartet, Max Roach Quintet, Max Roach Septet, Max Roach Sextet, Max Roach/Dollar Brand Duet, Metronome All Stars, Miles Davis & His Tuba Band, Miles Davis All Stars, Miles Davis And His Orchestra, Newport Parker Tribute All Stars, Roach-Braxton Duo, Slide Hampton Orchestra, Sonny Clark Trio, Sonny Rollins Plus Four, Sonny Rollins Quartet, Sonny Rollins Quintet, Sonny Rollins Trio, Sonny Stitt Quartet, Stan Getz Quartet, The Birdlanders, The Bud Powell Trio, The Capitol International Jazzmen, The Charles Mingus Quintet, The Charlie Mingus Trio, The Charlie Parker All-Stars, The Charlie Parker Quartet, The Charlie Parker Quintet, The Charlie Parker Sextet, The International Jazzmen, The J.J. Johnson Quintet, The J.J. Johnson Sextet, The Kai Winding Sextet, The Kenny Dorham Quintet, The Max Roach Trio, The Miles Davis Nonet, The Miles Davis Quartet, The Miles Davis Quintet, The Paris All-Stars, The Quintet, The Quintet Of The Year, The Riverside Jazz Stars, The Thelonious Monk Quintet, Thelonious Monk Group, Thelonious Monk Trio
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Albums

MG 9034 Bird - Diz - Bud - Max — Max Roach Bird (28) - Diz* - Bud* - Max* Bird (28) - Diz* - Bud* - Max* - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max(10") Savoy Records MG 9034 US 1953 Sell This Version
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JSLP 50.018, J S L P 50018 In Concert Vol. 2 — Max Roach Max Roach & Clifford Brown Max Roach & Clifford Brown - In Concert Vol. 2(10", Album, Mono) Gene Norman Presents, Vogue P.I.P. JSLP 50.018, J S L P 50018 France 1955 Sell This Version
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J.S.L.P. 50.015, J S L P 50015 In Concert Vol. 1 — Max Roach Max Roach & Clifford Brown Max Roach & Clifford Brown - In Concert Vol. 1 (Album) Gene Norman Presents, Vogue P.I.P. J.S.L.P. 50.015, J S L P 50015 France 1955 Sell This Version
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XBARCX-37705, xBarcx 37.705, MG 36098, MLP 7169 +4 — Max Roach Max Roach +4 (Album) EmArcy XBARCX-37705, xBarcx 37.705, MG 36098, MLP 7169 France 1956 Sell This Version
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MG-36039, MG 36039 Best Coast Jazz — Max Roach Max Roach, Herb Geller, Walter Benton, Joe Maini, Clifford Brown Max Roach, Herb Geller, Walter Benton, Joe Maini, Clifford Brown - Best Coast Jazz (Album) Mercury, EmArcy MG-36039, MG 36039 US 1956 Sell This Version
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LPM 2034 Rollins Plays For Bird — Max Roach Sonny Rollins Quintet With Kenny Dorham And Max Roach Sonny Rollins Quintet With Kenny Dorham And Max Roach - Rollins Plays For Bird (Album) Prestige LPM 2034 Italy 1956 Sell This Version
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EJL 1282 Jazz In 3/4 Time — Max Roach Max Roach Jazz In 3/4 Time (Album) EmArcy EJL 1282 UK 1957 Sell This Version
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LRP 3064 Drummin' The Blues — Max Roach Max Roach And Stan Levey With Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Max Roach And Stan Levey With Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Drummin' The Blues (Album) Liberty LRP 3064 US 1958 Sell This Version
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MG 36036 Clifford Brown And Max Roach — Max Roach Clifford Brown, Max Roach, George Morrow, Harold Land, Richie Powell Clifford Brown, Max Roach, George Morrow, Harold Land, Richie Powell - Clifford Brown And Max Roach (Album) EmArcy, Mercury Emarcy Jazz MG 36036 US 1958 Sell This Version
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682 006 TL J.J. Johnson — Max Roach J.J. Johnson Featuring Max Roach, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers (3) J.J. Johnson Featuring Max Roach, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers (3) - J.J. Johnson (Album) Fontana 682 006 TL Netherlands 1958 Sell This Version
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RLP 12-280 Deeds, Not Words — Max Roach Max Roach Deeds, Not Words (Album) Riverside Records RLP 12-280 US 1958 Sell This Version
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MG-36144 Max Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble — Max Roach Max Roach Max Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble (Album) Mercury MG-36144 US 1958 Sell This Version
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DEB 124, DEB-124 Jazz At Massey Hall — Max Roach Charlie Chan (5), Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach , Charles Mingus Charlie Chan (5), Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach , Charles Mingus - Jazz At Massey Hall (Album) Debut Records (3), Debut Records (3) DEB 124, DEB-124 Denmark 1959 Sell This Version
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MG 36141 Newport '58 — Max Roach Dinah Washington / Terry Gibbs / Max Roach / Don Elliott Dinah Washington / Terry Gibbs / Max Roach / Don Elliott - Newport '58 (Album) Mercury MG 36141 US 1958 Sell This Version
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UAL 4034 Booker Little 4 & Max Roach — Max Roach Booker Little 4 & Max Roach Booker Little 4 & Max Roach - Booker Little 4 & Max Roach (Album) United Artists Records UAL 4034 Canada 1959 Sell This Version
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MG 20448, MG-20448 Rich Versus Roach — Max Roach Buddy Rich And Max Roach Buddy Rich And Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach (Album) Mercury MG 20448, MG-20448 Canada 1959 Sell This Version
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MG-36141 Newport '58 — Max Roach Dinah Washington / Terry Gibbs / Max Roach / Don Elliott Dinah Washington / Terry Gibbs / Max Roach / Don Elliott - Newport '58(LP, Album, Mono) Mercury MG-36141 US 1959 Sell This Version
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ST/2087 Award-Winning Drummer — Max Roach Max Roach Award-Winning Drummer (Album) Time Records (3) ST/2087 US 1960 Sell This Version
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MG-36037, MG 36037 Clifford Brown And Max Roach Clifford Brown And Max Roach - Study In Brown(LP, Album, RE) EmArcy, Mercury MG-36037, MG 36037 US 1961 Sell This Version
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CJS 9022 Newport Rebels — Max Roach Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones - Newport Rebels (Album) Candid CJS 9022 US 1961 Sell This Version
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QELP 8053 Percussion Bitter Sweet — Max Roach Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet (Album) Impulse! QELP 8053 Italy 1961 Sell This Version
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CJM 8002 We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite — Max Roach Max Roach We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite (Album, Comp) Candid CJM 8002 US 1961 Sell This Version
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S/2101 Max Roach, Sonny Clark, George Duvivier — Max Roach Max Roach, Sonny Clark, George Duvivier Max Roach, Sonny Clark, George Duvivier - Max Roach, Sonny Clark, George Duvivier (Album) Time Records (3) S/2101 US 1962 Sell This Version
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AS 985 Reunion — Max Roach Benny Golson With J.J. Johnson, Wynton Kelly, Max Roach Benny Golson With J.J. Johnson, Wynton Kelly, Max Roach - Reunion (Album) JAZZLAND AS 985 US 1962 Sell This Version
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UAJS 15017 Money Jungle — Max Roach Duke EllingtonCharlie Mingus*Max Roach Duke EllingtonCharlie Mingus*Max Roach - Money Jungle (Album) United Artists Jazz UAJS 15017 US 1962 Sell This Version