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Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Max Roach Poster info wanted.

Another poster from the archives of the late Chris Yates - this time it's the Max Roach Quartet.
However, I have neither date nor venue and it isn't a gig I remember so I'm hoping that someone out there can supply more details.
Lance.

6 comments :

Steve Plumb said...

must be a pro forma for a gig tour. See Arts Council ident. I suggest that the gig details were inserted in the top right corner. Sorry, can't date. Steve

Jazz Trot@LondonJazz said...

Saw max with this - his std 80s qt - at RFH in1988. May find if this poster for it by archeol excavation of my file of wire.
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Lance said...

Chris Yates' book 'Blue Horizons' gives the year as 1989 but nothing more.

Anonymous said...

Early October 1989. Newcastle Playhouse.

Anonymous said...

According to the Newcastle University Courier (link below), the concert took place at Newcastle Playhouse on October 5, 1989, at 7:30pm. Max started the show with "The Drum Also Waltzes" and closed it with his customary solo "Mr Hi-Hat" encore. Other tunes on the set list included "Round Midnight," "It's Time," "My Little Suede Shoes," and "Everything I Have Is Yours" (with a long a cappella solo by Odean Pope).

http://courierarchive.ncl.ac.uk/sites/default/files/1989-10-05.pdf

Unknown said...

i have a poster like this given to my wifes uncle from the Newcastle playhouse 1989 signed by max,tyrone,and Cecil

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