JazzFest History

Max Roach

Instrument: Drums
Born: New Land, North Carolina

"I remember when I was 15 or 16, I used to work Coney Island sideshows. I worked a place called Darktown Follies, and we would literally play 18 shows a day. Can you imagine that? And I loved it!"

- Max Roach

From the JazzFest Program Biography:

Max Roach Program Bio