Max Roach was born on January 10th, 1924 in Newland, North Carolina, United States and is the Drummer from United States. Discover Max Roach's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 83 years old.

Date of Birth
January 10, 1924
United States
Place of Birth
Newland, North Carolina, United States
Death Date
Aug 15, 2007 (age 83)
Zodiac Sign
Bandleader, Composer, Jazz Musician, Percussionist, University Teacher
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About Max Roach
  • Maxwell Lemuel Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz drummer and composer.
  • A pioneer of bebop, he worked in many other styles of music, and is generally considered alongside the most important drummers in history.
  • He worked with many famous jazz musicians, including Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Abbey Lincoln, Dinah Washington, Charles Mingus, Billy Eckstine, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, Eric Dolphy, and Booker Little.
  • He was inducted into the DownBeat Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1992.Roach also led his own groups, most notably a pioneering quintet co-led with trumpeter Clifford Brown and the percussion ensemble M'Boom.
  • He made numerous musical statements relating to the civil rights movement.