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BOX 1-31, 37-47, 132-134, 136 Music, 1950s-1990s
Manuscript and printed scores, parts, sketches, lead sheets, transcriptions, methods, and lyric sheets for works performed, composed, or owned by Max Roach. Arrangements and performance credits are identified where known.
Arranged alphabetically by title of work.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 2 degrees east - 3 degrees west
By John Lewis
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 3, 6, 9
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 204
By Randy Weston
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 317 east 32nd
By Lennie Tristano
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 1970
By David Alexander
Lead sheet
Laid in: note from Alexander to MR, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Abide with me
By R. L. Friday
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Abracadabra
By Clifford Jordan
Piano-vocal scores
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Abstrusions
By Stanley Cowell
Piano score
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Adalia
By Ray Bryant
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 African lady
Music by Randy Weston; lyrics by Jon Hendricks
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Afro blue
Music by Mongo Santamaria; lyrics by Oscar Brown, Jr.
Lead sheet, fragment, lyric sheets
BOX-FOLDER 37/1 Afro Kola
By Max Roach
Scores, parts (double bass, piano, percussion, vocals)
Laid in: reproduction of can label and script excerpt
60, 30, and 10 second commercial spots
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 After the sunrise / Promise of fishermen
By Dorival Caymmi / Neto-Neves; arranged by Francisco Mora
Lead sheet/score
For M'Boom
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Afternoon in Paris
By John Lewis
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Age old and beautiful child
By Janus Ingrid Adams
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 Ahmad the Terrible
By Jack DeJohnette
Laid in: notes
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 Ain't gonna be no tears
Music by Eddie Beal; lyrics by Herb Jeffries
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 Alexander's waltz
Lead sheet in the hand of MR
Laid in: unidentified sketch
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 All about you
By Lennie Tristano
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 All alone but together
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/20 All of you
By Cole Porter
Parts (tenor saxophone, trumpet, tuba, double bass)
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 All the way
Double bass part
BOX-FOLDER 37/2 Alone with love
Music by Cedar Walton; lyrics by Paula and John Hackett
Scores, sketch, lyric sheet, parts (violin 1-2, cello)
Laid in: notes
BOX-FOLDER 1/22 Alpha Centauri
By Thomas Turrentine
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/23 And so forth
By P.S. Bradbie
Piano scores
BOX-FOLDER 136/1 Angola's knockin'
By Max Roach; arranged by Jesse Herring
Score, parts (tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, double bass, piano, vocals)
BOX-FOLDER 1/24 Another valley
By Max Roach
Scores, parts (horn, trumpet, tenor saxophone, piano, double bass, drums, vocals)
For the recording "It's time"
BOX-FOLDER 1/25 Anthem
By Kevin Hiatt
BOX-FOLDER 1/26 Anthropology
By Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker; lyrics by Walter Bishop
Published piano-vocal score
Advance artist copy
BOX-FOLDER 1/27 Antiphonal blue
By John Carisi
For the Uptown String Quartet
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Antigua
By Gordon M. Thomas
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/29 April
By Lennie Tristano
Piano score
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 April 6
By Scott Hiltzik
Score, violin 1 part
For the Max Roach Double Quartet
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 April B
By David N. Baker
Published score with annotations, parts (9 piece band)
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 April fool
By Leroy E. Mitchell, Jr.
Score, parts (tenor saxophone, trumpet, double bass, piano)
Laid in: note from Mitchell to MR, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Apt pupil
By Mark T. Taylor
Parts (tenor saxophone, trumpet, cello, double bass, drums)
For the Max Roach Double Quartet
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 As I live and breathe
By Cecil Bridgewater
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Autumn reverie
By Howard Cook
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