Max Roach Quotes

Max Roach Quotes: My point is that we much decolonize our minds and re-name and re-define ourselves . . . In all respects, culturally, politically, socially, we must re-define ourselves and our lives, in our own terms.
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Max Roach Quote: Monk encouraged me to emancipate the drums from their subservient role as timekeepers.
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Quotes about Max Roach: I always resented the role of a drummer as nothing more than a subservient figure.
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Quote about Max Roach: I used to take musical instruments home from elementary school. There were some music teachers there - we all learned instruments. A lot of us got started in public schools. Charlie Parker and Bud Powell, for example. But now there are no more music teachers in public elementary schools. It's like (Senator) Moynihan said, 'benign neglect.' Just let it rot and fester.
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