Max Roach

We Insist! Freedom Now Suite (PWR 27262)

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1960

We Insist! Freedom Now Suite

Max Roach

Poll Winners Records

8436028697403

PWR 124538

PWR 27262

JAZZ

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We Insist! Freedom Now Suite

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CD 7,43 €

This release contains the complete original album We Insist ! Freedom Now Suite (Candid CJM8002) co-composed by Roach with Oscar Brown Jr. The album features a nonet + singer, including such luminaries as Coleman Hawkins and Booker Little, plus the wonderful vocals of Abbey Lincoln. As a bonus, have been added the complete session originally issued under the name of the Jazz Artists Guild, and which originally appeared divided onto two different albums: The Jazz Life (Candid CJM8019) and Newport Rebels (Candid CJM8022). Featuring a myriad os stars, this session includes Max Roach on two tracks and Abbey Lincoln on the last one.

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Personnel:

MAX ROACH, drums & leader
BOOKER LITTLE, trumpet
JULIAN PRIESTER, trombone
WALTER BENTON, COLEMAN HAWKINS, tenor sax
JAMES SCHENCK, bass
MICHAEL OLATUNJI, congas
RAY MANTILLA, TOMAS DuVALL, percussion
ABBEY LINCOLN, vocals

Recorded in New York, August 31, 1960 (tracks 1-2) &
September 6, 1960 (tracks 3-5)

BONUS TRACKS

[6] KENNY DORHAM, BENNY BAILEY, trumpet
     JULIAN PRIESTER, trombone
     WALTER BENTON, tenor sax
     CECIL PAYNE, baritone sax
     PECK MORRINSON, bass
     MAX ROACH, drums

[7] BOOKER LITTLE, trumpet
     JULIAN PRIESTER, trombone
     WALTER BENTON, tenor sax
     PECK MORRINSON, bass
     MAX ROACH, JO JONES drums

[8] BENNY BAILEY, trumpet
     ERIC DOLPHY, alto sax
     KENNY DORHAM, piano
     PECK MORRINSON, bass
     JO JONES, drums
     ABBEY LINCOLN, vocals

Includes 16-page booklet

Tracks:

01. Driva' Man
02. Freedom Day
03. Triptych: Paryer/ Protest/ Peace
04. All Africa
05. Tears For Johannesburg
06. Oh Yeah, Oh Yeah
07. Cliff Walk
08. Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do