Thursday, August 16, 2007

A Great Drummer Dies

Max Roach has died. For those not in the know, here's the wikipedia page for the man, as well as the New York Times' obit.

And a little youtube, while we're at it.

The first is a drum battle with Elvin Jones and Art Blakey.

And here's one of the man with just a snare. If any of this looks easy to you, allow me to disabuse you: it's not.

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