Jazz Legend Max Raoch passes on

16 Aug

From the NY Times

As a young man, Mr. Roach, a percussion virtuoso capable of playing at the most brutal tempos with subtlety as well as power, was among a small circle of adventurous musicians who brought about wholesale changes in jazz. He remained adventurous to the end.

Over the years he challenged both his audiences and himself by working not just with standard jazz instrumentation, and not just in traditional jazz venues, but in a wide variety of contexts, some of them well beyond the confines of jazz as that word is generally understood.

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One Response to “Jazz Legend Max Raoch passes on”

  1. Mantz September 28, 2007 at 7:04 pm #

    He is awsam,i learn from him

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