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
T/70003
Producer Bob Shad
Max Roach chronology
Deeds, Not Words
(1958)
Award-Winning Drummer
(1959)
The Many Sides of Max
(1959)

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]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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