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This set has the earliest documented performances of the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet. Trumpeter Brown and drummer Roach, along with tenor-saxophonist Teddy Edwards, pianist Carl Perkins and bassist George Bledsoe, perform four numbers including hot versions of "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm" and Edwards's "Sunset Eyes." In addition there is a later set with the permanent lineup .
Since Clifford Brown's unexpected and sudden death following a car crash, collectors have sought any previously unknown recordings to add to the already sizable legacy left by a trumpet genius who didn't reach his 26th birthday. The Last Concert was broadcast live just eight days prior to his passing, recorded by a listener. Brown, along with co-leader Max Roach on drums, tenor.
MAX ROACH has often been acknowledged as THE outstanding drummer of the Modern School. He has been the winner of the annual Metronome magazine poll, in the drums division, in both 19and has been among the ton tn in both Metronome and Downbeat polls for the past ten years/5(4).
Press reviews "The Clifford Brown/Max Roach quintet was formed during the spring and summer of in Los Angeles. A concert by an early version of the group (with tenor saxophonist Teddy Edwards, pianist Carl Perkins and bassist George Bledsoe) resulted in four titles,as did the earliest documentation of the permanent group (with tenor saxophonist Harold Land, pianist Richie Powell, and.