9 O'clock Jazz Special for 1/10

Max Roach  Drummer Max Roach was a percussion virtuoso who could smoke the tempos and then create a delicate and subtle sound. He was among a small circle of adventurous musicians, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker, who brought about complete change in the sound of jazz.  Max was active in political causes for equal rights and maintained his brilliant ability on drums throughout his career.  Hear the best of Max Roach and learn more about his life and music  tonight on the 9 O'clock special.