Posts tagged "Max Roach"
Pearl Bailey performing with Carmen De Lavallade in the 1954 film “Carmen Jones.” And, yes, that is none other than Max Roach on the drums. This picture was taken by Howard Morehead (1924-2003) for Ebony magazine, where Mr. Morehead served as the magazine’s first west coast-based photographer. A native of Topeka, Kansas, Mr. Morehead was also a Tuskegee Airman who served in World War II before earning a degree in photography from Los Angeles City College. He also attended USC and UCLA , was a staff photographer at the historically black newspaper, The Los Angeles Sentinel and shot countless album covers. Photo: Ebony via Art.com.

Pearl Bailey performing with Carmen De Lavallade in the 1954 film “Carmen Jones.” And, yes, that is none other than Max Roach on the drums. This picture was taken by Howard Morehead (1924-2003) for Ebony magazine, where Mr. Morehead served as the magazine’s first west coast-based photographer. A native of Topeka, Kansas, Mr. Morehead was also a Tuskegee Airman who served in World War II before earning a degree in photography from Los Angeles City College. He also attended USC and UCLA , was a staff photographer at the historically black newspaper, The Los Angeles Sentinel and shot countless album covers. Photo: Ebony via Art.com.

Max Roach, the iconic jazz drummer & composer, on tour in Japan in the mid-1950s. Photo via Dwayne Rodgers of The Black Vernacular who obtained it from Mr. Roach’s family.