Sunday, January 11, 2015

Max Roach: Down Beat Feature 1958

Max Roach is featured in the March 20, 1958 issue of Down Beat magazine. Roach shares his thoughts on Clifford Brown, Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, J.J. Johnson, Kenny Clarke among others. Roach mentions he has been playing vibes adding that he wants to record on them as well as "cultivating tympani in jazz."
Here's a list of links to previous vintage articles.
Be sure to tune in to WKCR's Max Roach Birthday Broadcast today!

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