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Born On This Day in 1924: Legendary Jazz Drummer Max Roach

Max Roach Birthday

Pioneering percussionist, composer, band leader, and drummer Max Roach was born Maxwell Lemuel “Max” Roach in North Carolina to parents Alphonse and Cressie, and worked with dozens of musical greats, including Miles Davis, Charles MingusThelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie

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