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Max Roach

Max RoachAKA Maxwell Lemuel Roach

Born: 10-Jan-1924
Birthplace: New Land, NC
Died: 16-Aug-2007
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Drummer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Enduring jazz drummer

Father: Alphonzo Roach
Mother: Cressie Saunders
Wife: Mildred Wilkinson (m. 1949, div, one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Maxine (musician)
Wife: Abbey Lincoln (actress, m. 1962, div. 1970)

    Conservatory: Manhattan School of Music
    Conservatory: New England Conservatory of Music
    Professor: Music, University of Massachusetts (1973-)

    M'Boom Drummer/Bandleader (1970-present)
    NEA Jazz Master 1984

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Jazz on a Summer's Day (28-Mar-1960) · Himself


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