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The Willie Jones III Sextet: Plays the Max Roach Songbook

Drummer Willie Jones III has put together a very idiosyncratic songbook to honor the seminal bop artist and activist Max Roach. Only two of the seven compositions are Roach originals. Just one track, Cole Porter’s “I Get a Kick Out of You,” can be traced back to Roach’s transcendent, if short-lived, partnership with trumpeter Clifford … Read More “The Willie Jones III Sextet: Plays the Max Roach Songbook”

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