Deeds, Not Words

Max Roach

Deeds Not Words LP OJC 304
  • CAT # OJC-304

    DISC ONE  
    1. You Stepped Out Of A Dream 7:17
    2. Filide 7:06
    3. It's You Or No One 4:13
    DISC ONE  
    1. Jodie's Cha-Cha 4:58
    2. Deeds, Not Words 4:34
    3. Larry-Larue 5:13
    4. Conversation 3:51

This Max Roach Riverside quintet date is notable for featuring the young trumpeter Booker Little, with Ray Draper's tuba as a melody instrument; tenor saxophonist George Coleman and bassist Art Davis complete the group. Highlights include It's You or No One, You Stepped out of a Dream and Roach's unaccompanied drum piece, Conversation.

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Max Roach's only album as a leader for Riverside was recorded late in 1958, with one of his most unusual bands. From 1954, when he began his… More