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Max Roach - Percussion Bitter Sweet

Max Roach - Percussion Bitter Sweet
Performer: Max Roach
Title: Percussion Bitter Sweet
Country: Italy
Genre: Jazz
Style:Post Bop, Hard Bop, Afro-Cuban Jazz
Released: 1962
Catalog number: QELP 8053
Label: La Voce Del Padrone
MP3 album szie: 1596 mb
FLAC album size: 2375 mb


1Garvey's Ghost
Written-By – Roach
2Tender Warriors
Written-By – Roach
Written-By – Bayen, Roach
4Man From South Africa
Written-By – Roach
Written-By – Roach
6Praise For A Martyr
Written-By – Roach


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
A-8Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Impulse!A-8US1961
GRP 11222Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)GRP, Impulse!GRP 11222Europe1993
AS-8Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet ‎(LP, Album, aud)Impulse!AS-8USUnknown
AS-8, STEREO A-8Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat)Impulse!, ABC RecordsAS-8, STEREO A-8US1973
SNY 6, AS-8Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet ‎(LP, Album, RE)Impulse!, Impulse!SNY 6, AS-8Japan1962


  • BassArt Davis
  • Composed By, Arranged ByMax Roach
  • Congas [Conga Drums]Carlos "Patato" Valeler
  • CowbellCarlos "Totico" Eugenio
  • DrumsMax Roach
  • Flute, Alto Saxophone, Bass ClarinetEric Dolphy
  • Liner NotesMargo Guryan
  • PianoMal Waldron
  • Tenor SaxophoneClifford Jordan
  • TromboneJulian Priester
  • TrumpetBooker Little
  • VoiceAbbey Lincoln (tracks: A1, B2)


Laminated, flipback cover.

26 01 62 is printed (no ink) on right bottom back cover (different from the date stamped in the deadwax 15/12/61).
[Front cover:] La Voce Del Padrone 33 1/2 microsolco lunga durata Impulse Recording
[Back cover:] Mod. 1117 V.C.M. Milano via Domenichino 14, Dicembre 61.
Confezione realizzata da Colombi S.p.A.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): A8-A 15-12-61 Bell Sound LW
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): A8-B 15-12-61 Bell Sound LW
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A, in parentheses): A8/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B, in parentheses): A8/B


  • Mastered At – Longwear Plating
  • Lacquer Cut At – Bell Sound Studios
  • Printed By – G. Colombi S.p.A.

Short intro

Percussion Bitter Sweet is an album by jazz drummer Max Roach recorded in 1961, released on Impulse Records. It was trumpeter Booker Little's penultimate recording before he died from uremia in early October 1961. All compositions by Max Roach, except where noted. Garvey's Ghost - 7:53. Mama - 4:50. Tender Warriors - 6:52. Praise for a Martyr - 7:09. Mendacity Chips Bayen, Max Roach - 8:54. Man From South Africa - 5:12. Percussion Bitter Sweet, It's Time - Max Roach. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Max Roach - Percussion Bitter Sweet 1961. To favorites 1 Download album. Listen album. Max Roach. Songs in album Max Roach - Percussion Bitter Sweet 1961. Max Roach - Garvey's Ghost. Max Roach - Mama. Max Roach - Tender Warriors. Max Roach - Praise For A Martyr. Max Roach - Mendacity. Max Roach - Man From South Africa. Percussion Bitter Sweet LP, Album, Mono. La Voce Del Padrone. QELP 8053. 이 버전 판매. SNY 6, AS-8. Percussion Bitter Sweet LP, Album, RE. Personnel Booker Little - trumpet Julian Priester - trombone Eric Dolphy - alto saxophone, bass clarinet & flute Clifford Jordan - tenor saxophone For A Martyr Percussion Bitter Sweet From Percussion Bitter Sweet. Mendacity Remastered From Percussion Bitter Sweet. Man From South Africa Remastered From Percussion Bitter Sweet. PERCUSSION BITTER SWEET is one of leaderdrummercomposer Max Roach's great musical-cultural statements. It is not only his personal masterpiece, but also a landmark, often missed when discussing the greatest Jazz albums of all time. It is daring, engaging, and ahead of its time. Abbey Lincoln's great vocals, Roach's great drumming and the playing of Eric Dolphy and Booker Little make this one of the greatest albums of all times. Max Roach is always an innovator and on Percussion Bitter Sweet shows his mastery accompanied by an Afro Cuban concept, with Carlos Patato. Listen free to Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet Garvey's Ghost feat. Carlos Patato Valdes & Carlos Totico Eugenio, Mama and more. 6 tracks 40:46. Maxwell Lemuel Roach January 10, 1924 August 16, 2007 was an American jazz drummer and composer. A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and is generall read more. Percussion Bitter Sweet is a hard bop music album recording by MAX ROACH released in 1961 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute Eric Dolphy Bass Art Davis Congas Carlos 'Potato' Valdez tracks: A1, A3, B6 Cowbell Carlos 'Totico' Eugenio tracks: A1, A3, B6 Drums Max Roach Piano Mal Waldron
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Reviews: (2)
This is not italian first press, this release is poor without pics and runouts
i listed original italian version of this lp that is QELP 8053
published the 15/12/1961
may you upload the pics of back cover, labels both sides and complete Runouts????
Releases like this one are poor and left incomplete are made just to sell.