Meet Jazz Drummer & Pioneer Of Bebop, Max Roach

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Max Roach was born on January 10, 1924, in New Land, North Carolina. He was raised in Brooklyn and studied at the Manhattan School of Music. One of the great jazz drummers and a pioneer of bebop, he worked with Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Charlie Parker and Clifford Brown. Roach was also a composer and a professor of music at the University of Massachusetts. He died in New York City in 2007.

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  • amenhotep sene May 29, 2018 - 4:40 am Reply

    he was also a real courageous civil rights leader

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