Excerpted from the June 1982 issue Max Roach is a vital link in the chain of drum history. He was recognized as the man who pioneered a modern drumming style for his work with bebop giants like Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, Max led a number of different bands that […]

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