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Max Roach Birthday Radio Special With Host Larry Reni Thomas On WCOM-FM 1/13/13

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Max Roach Listen to WCOM-FM, Chapel Hill-Carrboro, North Carolina, January 13, 2013, from 9pm to 12 midnight, for The Max Roach Birthday Special with host Larry Reni Thomas.

The program will feature three hours of Max Roach’s music and the premiere of an audio documentary called “Max Roach: The Great North Carolina Jazz Intellectual.” It features commentary and analysis from Jim Ketch, a trumpet player and a jazz studies professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dr. Larry Ridley, a bassist and former director of the Rutgers University’s jazz studies department, and Dr. T.J. Anderson, an educator, a composer and a friend of Max Roach.

The documentary is part of a four part series dedicated to North Carolina native jazz musicians and includes profiles of Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk
1917 - 1982
piano
, Max Roach
Max Roach
Max Roach
1925 - 2007
drums
and Nina Simone
Nina Simone
Nina Simone
1933 - 2003
piano
.


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