Award-Winning Drummer

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Award-Winning Drummer
Award-Winning Drummer.jpg
Studio album by Max Roach
Released 1959
Recorded November 4, 1958
Capitol Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Time
Producer Bob Shad
Max Roach chronology
Deeds, Not Words
Award-Winning Drummer
The Many Sides of Max

Award-Winning Drummer (also released as Max Roach) is an album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring a session recorded in 1958 and released on the Time label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by Ron Wynn stating the group was "among the finest hard bop ensembles around".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Max Roach except as indicated

  1. "Tuba de Nod" - 3:56
  2. "Milano" (John Lewis) - 5:09
  3. "Variations on the Scene" (George Coleman) - 5:37
  4. "Pies of Quincy" - 3:19
  5. "Old Folks" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) - 4:16
  6. "Sadiga" (Coleman) - 6:31
  7. "Gandolfo's Bounce" (Booker Little) - 5:38
  8. "Milano" [alternate take] (Lewis) - 6:33 bonus track on iTunes release
  9. "Old Folks" [alternate take] (Hill, Robison) - 4:31 bonus track on iTunes release
  10. "Gandolfo's Bounce" [alternate take] (Little) - 6:12 bonus track on iTunes release



  1. ^ Max Roach discography accessed September 21, 2012
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 21, 2012