Max Roach; Library of Congress; jazz

2:15 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Max Roach collection given to the Library of Congress

The life and music of jazz great Max Roach, one of the founding fathers of the modernist style known as bebop, will be forever memorialized for future generations in the nation’s library.  The Library of Congress today celebrated the acquisition of Roach’s vast personal collection of papers, music, photos, and audio and video recordings.

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