Survivors (Max Roach album)

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Studio album by
Released 1984
Recorded October 19, 20 & 21, 1984
Genre Jazz
Length 42:37
Label Soul Note
Producer Max Roach
Max Roach chronology
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Survivors is an album by American jazz drummer Max Roach recorded in 1984 for the Italian Soul Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars stating "this serves as a powerful reminder of why Roach's drumming was so strong and visceral even in his older years, and how fertile his imagination continued to be".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Max Roach except as indicated
  1. "Survivors" (Peter Phillips, Max Roach) - 21:28
  2. "The Third Eye" - 2:10
  3. "Billy the Kid" - 2:57
  4. "JasMe" - 3:37
  5. "The Drum Also Waltzes" - 3:18
  6. "Sassy Max (Self Portrait)" - 3:20
  7. "The Smoke That Thunders" - 5:47
  • Recorded at Vanguard Studios in New York City on October 19, 20 & 21, 1984



  1. ^ Max Roach discography accessed May 25, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed May 25, 2011
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