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Max Roach in Studio on Piano Jazz 4/21/98

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Jazz World Mourns Loss of Max Roach

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Max Roach, ca. Oct. 1947. William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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Max Roach: 75th Birthday Tribute

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Charlie Parker: 'Jazz at Massey Hall'

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