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Max Roach

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STOP-TIME SERIES with Frank Williams: Max Roach Part I

Clearwater Jazz Holiday's Young Lions Jazz Master Virtual Sessions

Clearwater Jazz Holiday’s History of Jazz Outreach Program engages professional musicians to share the story of Jazz through live, interactive musical experiences. By Spring 2020, the Program had reached nearly 30,000 students in approximately 60 Tampa Bay area schools and has evolved to also bring meaningful experiences to schools and organizations serving at risk students, people of all ages with special needs, neurodiversities, and autism, as well as older adults in senior living communities and memory care centers. Frank T. Williams III, a 40-year + educator, band director, clinician, author, adjudicator, and composer, is a long-time CJH education partner, important to the development of many CJH Outreach programs. In 2020, CJH launched its STOP-TIME SERIES with Frank Williams to complement the History of Jazz Outreach Program by creating a comprehensive visual and audio History of Jazz archive delivered in Frank’s one-of-a-kind style. WATCH & LISTEN!  Visit the CJH website Education & Outreach section to watch all STOP-TIME videos for FREE or enjoy listening here as part of the CJH Young Lions Jazz Master "Virtual" Sessions Podcast. To learn more about the annual CJH festival tradition and year-round Education & Outreach: www.clearwaterjazz.com


2 May 2022

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Max Roach and His Chorus and Orchestra: "It's Time!"

CiTR -- The Jazz Show

Tonight's Jazz Feature honours Black History Month and throughout February we'll spotlight music that has social significance. We'll open with a piece by drummer Max Roach's band from 1980 first. The piece is a composition by Mr. Roach, and it's called "The Dream/ It's Time". It features the Roach Quartet interspersed by sections of Dr. Martin Luther King's Famous "I have a dream" speech. The band includes Max Roach on drums with Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet, Odean Pope on tenor saxophone and Calvin Hill on bass. Then we go to Roach's famous album with his working band from 1962 plus a 16 voice chorus. The album was called "It's Time!" The band includes Clifford Jordan on tenor saxophone, Richard Williams on trumpet, Julian Priester on trombone, Mal Waldron on piano, Art Davis on bass and of course Max Roach on drums. The chorus is conducted by Coleridge Perkinson. It's a unique combination of chorus and band. Mr. Roach wrote all of the music. The music is primarily instrumental but reflects Roach's concern with civil rights in the USA. The compositions are "It's Time!", "Another Valley", "Sunday Afternoon", "Living Room", "The Profit" and the only vocal by Max Roach's then wife Abbey Lincoln and she sings "Lonesome Lover". This is a fiery and intense listening experience and unique in Max Roach's legacy. "It's Time!" is tonight's Jazz Feature.

3hr 26mins

8 Feb 2022

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Drummer Max Roach: "Max Roach Plus Four"

CiTR -- The Jazz Show

Today our Jazz Feature celebrates the Birthday of one of the pioneers of Modern Jazz and it's leading drummer, Maxwell Lemuel Roach. Max Roach was born in North Carolina on Jan 10, 1924 and raised in New York. He lived to 83, passing away on August 16,2007. Max had formed one of the leading bands of the 1950's with trumpeter Clifford Brown. They toured and recorded some iconic records but tragedy struck in June of 1956 and Brown and the band's pianist/arranger Richard Powell died in a car accident on their way to a gig. After a suitable period of mourning and a commitment by the band's saxophone star, Sonny Rollins and the band's bassist George Morrow, Roach reformed the band with stellar trumpeter Kenny Dorham and pianist Ray Bryant. Max Roach's first album after the tragedy was this one, "Max Roach Plus Four". It is a wonderful date and demonstrates the new found chemistry and cohesion in this band. Six tunes are featured, 2 originals by Roach and one by George Russell and one by Dizzy Gillespie and a ballad. Happy Birthday Mr. Roach!

3hr 27mins

11 Jan 2022

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理响谈—Duke Ellington & Charles Mingus & Max Roach—冲突


三个人在一张唱片里展示出了冲突并不影响音乐的进行,冲突是个人的,而涉及到音乐的时候,则是自身素养体现得淋漓尽致的时候。这就是我们所说的职业性。做一切要职业,要专业,不断地精进。自身作为独立个体,不应牺牲掉最具有个人特色的内容。相反,应该尽力地展现它,与其他个体才有可能行进。重听这张唱片,一下感悟多了起来。如果有人想分享你最喜欢的音乐以及关于它的故事,欢迎发邮件。邮箱是:truthz@126.com。图片来源:网络音乐来自:Duke Ellington & Charles Mingus & Max Roach.-.[Money Jungle]ListOpening: Fleurette Africaine1st: Money Jungle2nd: Very Special3rd: Caravan


19 Oct 2021

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#Abutres não ouvem jazz - EP73 - Max Roach & Frank Zappa

Abutres não ouvem jazz

Neste 73º episódio do abutres não ouvem jazz, Felipe Terra, Diego Fernandes e Tito Cepoline falamos sobre Max Roach & Frank Zappa. Confira que está imperdível !!!   --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/abutres-nao-ouvem-jazz/support


5 May 2021

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La Montaña Rusa 14.2021 -English version-. Max Roach Plus Four. Krokofant, Ståle Storløkken, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Sun Speak. Marcos Morales Quintet. Hitra. Miles Okazaki.

La Montaña Rusa Radio Jazz

Max Roach Plus Four. The Complete Mercury Sessions, 1960.Krokofant, Ståle Storløkken, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Q, 2019.Sun Speak. Moon Preach, 2019.Marcos Morales Quintet. Ruinas, 2019.Hitra. Transparence, 2021.Miles Okazaki. The Sky Below, 2019.Max Roach Plus Four. The Complete Mercury Sessions, 1960.

29 Mar 2021

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La Montaña Rusa 14.2021. Max Roach Plus Four. Krokofant, Ståle Storløkken, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Sun Speak. Marcos Morales Quintet. Hitra. Miles Okazaki.

La Montaña Rusa Radio Jazz

En esta entrega de La Montaña Rusa:Max Roach Plus Four. The Complete Mercury Sessions, 1960.(11:53) Krokofant, Ståle Storløkken, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Q, 2019.(28:17) Sun Speak. Moon Preach, 2019.(35:43) Marcos Morales Quintet. Ruinas, 2019.(54:27) Hitra. Transparence, 2021.(01:01:28) Miles Okazaki. The Sky Below, 2019.(01:07:40) Max Roach Plus Four. The Complete Mercury Sessions, 1960.

28 Mar 2021

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L'influence des solos de Max Roach sur le flow du rappeur Notorious BIG

Les Matins Jazz

Mort à 24 ans après avoir enregistré deux albums studio seulement (dont un sortira juste après sa mort), Christopher Wallace, alias Notorious B.I.G., s’est hissé au rang de légende du rap. Le documentaire "Biggie : I got a story to tell" disponible sur Netflix revient sur le parcours fulgurant de ce jeune homme surdoué, qui avait fréquenté lorsqu’il était tout jeune Donald Harrison Jr. Le saxophoniste de jazz explique que lorsqu’il était jeune musicien dans le quartier où vivait BIG à Clinton Hill (NYC), il a voulu l’aider comme il avait été aidé lui-même par ses aînés, en lui transmettant sa passion du jazz : “Je voulais mettre BIG au jazz, tellement il était doué (…) Ensemble, on a travaillé à appliquer l’équivalent de la caisse claire dans le bebop dans le rythme d’un texte de rap. On a écouté Max Roach avec Clifford Brown. Max a une façon très mélodieuse de jouer de la batterie. Il transforme le rythme en mélodie. Si on ralentit un peu et qu'on ajoute des paroles, on remarque que Notorious B.I.G. accentuait ces notes et ces rimes d’une façon qui fait ressortir les qualités subtiles d’un solo de bebop. C’est incroyable.”Dans ces Matins Jazz, on vit la folle et tragique aventure du compositeur de musiques de films Michel Magne, au cœur de la formidable BDstrong> "Les amants d'Hérouville - Une histoire vraie" (Ed. Delcourt), on découvre le titanesque projet du contrebassiste new yorkais William Parker et on découvre des figures oubliées de l'abolitionnisme dans le magazine Géo.


15 Mar 2021

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"What I Love About...Max Roach" with Mark Feinman

Clearwater Jazz Holiday's Young Lions Jazz Master Virtual Sessions

On November 30, 2020 we welcomed Mark Feinman back to CJH's Young Lions Jazz Master "Virtual" Sessions. To watch this Full Session visit www.clearwaterjazz.com/education and click on THE STUDIO. You can learn more at www.clearwaterjazz.com about the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday music festival tradition and Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation's year-round Education & Outreach.


8 Jan 2021

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3. Sarah Winchester and Max Roach

Back From The Grave

In this episode we continue exploring Woodlawn Cemetery and learn about Jazz drummer Max Roach.  We also head over to New Haven CT to see the Winchester plot and discuss Sarah Winchester and her mystery house.   Enjoy!!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


13 Aug 2020