Survivors (Max Roach album)

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Survivors
Survivors (Max Roach album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1984
RecordedOctober 19, 20 & 21, 1984
GenreJazz
Length42:37
LabelSoul Note
ProducerMax Roach
Max Roach chronology
Collage
(1984)
Survivors
(1984)
Easy Winners
(1985)

Survivors is an album by American jazz drummer Max Roach recorded in 1984 for the Italian Soul Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars stating "this serves as a powerful reminder of why Roach's drumming was so strong and visceral even in his older years, and how fertile his imagination continued to be".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Max Roach except as indicated
  1. "Survivors" (Peter Phillips, Max Roach) - 21:28
  2. "The Third Eye" - 2:10
  3. "Billy the Kid" - 2:57
  4. "JasMe" - 3:37
  5. "The Drum Also Waltzes" - 3:18
  6. "Sassy Max (Self Portrait)" - 3:20
  7. "The Smoke That Thunders" - 5:47
  • Recorded at Vanguard Studios in New York City on October 19, 20 & 21, 1984

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Max Roach discography accessed May 25, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed May 25, 2011