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Drums Unlimited


Download links and information about Drums Unlimited by Max Roach. This album was released in 1966 and it belongs to Jazz, Avant Garde Jazz, Avant Garde Metal genres. It contains 6 tracks with total duration of 41:13 minutes.

Artist: Max Roach
Release date: 1966
Genre: Jazz, Avant Garde Jazz, Avant Garde Metal
Tracks: 6
Duration: 41:13
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No. Title Length
1. The Drum Also Waltzes 3:32
2. Nommo 12:40
3. Drums Unlimited 4:20
4. St. Louis Blues 5:19
5. For Big Sid 3:01
6. In the Red (An X-Mas Carol) 12:21



Other than a trio set with the legendary pianist Hasaan Ibn Ali, this set was Max Roach's only recording as a leader during 1963-67. Three of the six numbers ("Nommo," "St. Louis Blues" and "In the Red") find Roach heading a group that includes trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, altoist James Spaulding, pianist Ronnie Mathews, bassist Jymie Merritt and, on "St. Louis Blues," Roland Alexander on soprano. Their music is essentially advanced hard-bop with a generous amount of space taken up by Roach's drum solos. The other three selections ("The Drum Also Waltzes," "Drums Unlimited" and "For Big Sid") are unaccompanied features for Max Roach and because of the melodic and logically-planned nature of his improvisations, they continually hold on to one's attention.