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  1. Vinyl. Your Cart. You have no items in your cart. HOME; JAZZ/BLUES WE INSIST: FREEDOM NOW SUITE Vinyl Record. $ $ For a limited time only. Max Roach WE INSIST: FREEDOM NOW SUITE Vinyl Record. $ $ For a limited time only. In Stock. Typically delivered to United States in business days Be first to know about Max Brand: Max Roach.
  2. January This record is a vinyl re-release of the avant-garde jazz album We Insist! by percussionist, band leader, and composer, Max Roach, born on this day in The album contains the “Freedom Now” vocal-instrumental suite, which Max Roach and Oscar Brown began developing in with the goal of performing it in on the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation.
  3. We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite, an Album by Max Roach. Released in on Candid (catalog no. CS ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Avant-Garde Jazz.
  4. full condensed blue highlight denotes album pick Filter Discography By Albums Compilations DVDs & Videos All. Year Album Label Max: Chess / GRP Max Roach Plus Four On the Chicago Scene: Emarcy / We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite: Candid Percussion Bitter Sweet: Impulse!
  5. Aug 31,  · We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite () Personnel: Max Roach (Drums) Abbey Lincoln (Vocals) Booker Little (Trumpet) Julian Priester (Trombone) Walter Benton (Tenor Saxophone) Coleman.
  6. To those familiar with the Candid recording of We Insist: Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite, the biggest differences in the performance are the addition of a long narrated script written by Janus Adams (who later became Roach’s third wife) and the rearrangement of the order of .
  7. The great Max Roach, Abbey Lincoln, and friends didn't stand on the sidelines as spectators to Civil Rights. This work demonstrates art doesn't have to happen in a vacuum, in isolation. A far cry from 21st Century Black music that uses escapism as the root justification for existance (some HipHop, rap)/5(30).
  8. Max Roach’s ambitious We Insist! appeared in , just as the civil rights movement was entering its crucial phase. The album’s mixture of modern jazz, African rhythms and sparse but powerful lyrics (contributed to Oscar Brown Jr.) still has the ability to unsettle and inspire.

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