Thursday, August 16, 2007

RIP, Max Roach

(image via johnabbottphotos)

The world is minus another beautiful artistic soul. From The Gray Lady:

"Max Roach, a founder of modern jazz who rewrote the rules of drumming in the 1940’s and spent the rest of his career breaking musical barriers and defying listeners’ expectations, died early today in Manhattan. He was 83."

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