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ROACH Max
(ds)

Personal Data:

Born: 10.01.1924 (Newland, North Carolina, USA, as Maxwell Lenard Roach)
Died: 16.08.2007 (Alzheimer's disease)
ROACH Max (photo)

Appearances:

1948 Miles Davis
5/53-? Miles Davis Quartet
ex The Quintet

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Brown & Roach Inc1952
2.At Basin Stret1953
3.Jazz At Massey Hall
& Charles Mingus & Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie & Bud Powell
1953 Debut
4.In Concert
(live)
1954
5.Ahoud1954
6.Brown and Roach Incorporated
credited to: Max Roach Quintet & Clifford Brown
1954
7.Best Coast Jazz1955
8.Max Roach Plus Four1956
9.At Basin Street
& Clifford Brown
1956 Verve
10.A Study in Brown
& Clifford Brown
1956
11.Rollins Plays for Bird
& Sonny Rollins & Kenny Dorham
05.10.1956
12.Jazz In 3/4 Time1957
13.Quiet As It's Kept1958
14.Deeds, Not Words04.09.1958
15.The Many Sides Of Max1959
16.Buddy Rich Vs. Max Roach
& Buddy Rich
1959 Mercury
17.We Insist!1960 Wax Time
18.Percussion Bitter Sweet8/1961
19.Money Jungle1962
20.It's Time1962
21.Drums Unlimited1966
22.Lift Every Voice And Sing1971
23.The Bop Session
& Dizzy Gillespie & Sonny Stitch
3/1976 Sonet
24.Live In Tokyo
(live)
1978
25.Birth And Rebirth
featuring Anthony Braxton
1/1979 Black Saint
26.Solos2/1980 Baystate
27.Pictures In A Frame
credited to: Max Roach Quartet
8/1980 Soul Note
28.Chattahoochee Red9/1981 Columbia
29.Confirmation9/1981 Fluid
30.In The Light1982
31.Pure Genius
& Clifford Brown
7/1982 Elektra Musician
32.Easy Winners1983
33.Survivors1984
34.Members, Don't Git Weary21.09.1999Atlantic
35.Clifford Brown and Max Roach
& Clifford Brown
29.02.2000Verve
36.The Complete Mercury Recordings of Max Roach
(7CD)
26.09.2000Mosaic
37.Kardouba19.03.2002Fuel 2000
38.Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker07.01.2003
39.On The Chicago Scene07.01.2003
40.Parisian Sketches18.02.2003Sunnyside
41.Friendship
& Clark Terry
15.04.2003Sony
42.Streams of Consciousness27.05.2003Piadrum
43.Historic California Concerts 1954
& Clifford Brown
(live)
08.02.2005Fresh Sounds
44.Jazz Structures
& Conte Candoli
05.07.2005Lonehill Jazz
45.Award Winning Drummer21.10.2008JVC
46.Candid Roach17.11.2009Candid
47.Jazz In Paris: Parisian Sketches22.06.2010Uni Jazz
48.Three Giants!
& Clifford Brown & Sonny Rollins
12.10.2010Ais
49.Max Roach Live in Berlin
(live)
16.11.2010
50.We Insist: Freedom Now Suite18.01.2011
51.Live at Basin Street, April 1956
(live)
28.06.2011Universal
52.Complete 1959-60 Studio Recordings24.01.2012Fresh Sound
53.Complete Studio Recordings22.05.2012Essential Jazz
54.The Max Roach Trio, Featuring the Legendary Hasaan29.05.2012WEA
55.In Concert
& Clifford Brown
(live)
24.07.2012Doxy
56.The Loadstar24.07.2012Klimt
57.The Clifford Brown / Max Roach Emarcy Albums
& Clifford Brown
12.02.2013Speakers Corner
58.7 Classic Albums, Vol. 222.04.2014
59.The Complete Max Roach 1953-1958
(4CD)
10.03.2015Enlightenment Series
60.The Complete Recordings 1958-196210.07.2015Enlightenment
61.Max Roach: The Complete Remastered Recordings13.11.2015Black Saint
62.The Complete Remastered Recordings, Vol. 216.12.2016Black Saint

Press References:

Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1971010.07.197120Jazzsceneinterview
19761403.04.197634Jazz Albumsalbum review
1979213.01.197924Jazz Albumsalbum review
1980715.02.198038Jazz Albumsalbum review
19802823.08.198021Jazzinterview
19802930.08.198013Jazz - Album Reviewsalbum review
19814003.10.198129Jazz Albumsalbum review
19823024.07.198218Albumsalbum review