Between Swing and Bop
Drummer Max Roach (1924) grew up in New York and played with countless big names like Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins and Clifford Brown. Today you can listen to his quintet from 1959 with the brothers Turrentine and trombonist Julian Priester.
Max Roach: Quiet As Is Kept (box RGJCD 302-2)
Max Roach: Mop Mop (Charlie Le Jazz CD 44)