Max Roach Members, Don’t Git Weary (Feat. Andy Bey) Members, Don’t Git Weary Atlantic 1968
Although Max Roach was very much a product of the be-bop revolution of the 1940s, he proved to be quite receptive to modal post-bop and avant-garde jazz in the 1960s. One of the finest post-bop dates Roach recorded during that decade was 1968’s Members, Don’t Git Weary, which finds the drummer leading a cohesive modal quintet that employs Gary Bartz on alto sax, Charles Tolliver on trumpet, Stanley Cowell on acoustic and electric piano, and Jymie Merritt on electric bass.
“Hold tight and listen to this while I tip-toe on the Cosmos. This was my jam during my experimental High school phase of dealing with higher thinking and far out philosophy. In other words… (lol, I forget my parents are fans of this site) so anyway.