M'Boom (album)

M'Boom is an album by American jazz percussion ensemble M'Boom led by Max Roach recorded in 1979 for the Columbia label.[1]

M'Boom
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Studio album by
Released1979
RecordedJuly 25, 26 & 27, 1979
GenreJazz
Length48:01
LabelColumbia
ProducerMax Roach
Max Roach chronology
Birth and Rebirth
(1978)
M'Boom
(1979)
The Long March
(1979)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This is a particularly colorful set that is easily recommended not only to jazz and percussion fans but to followers of World music".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [3]
Tom HullB+ (   )[4]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Max Roach except as indicated
  1. "Onomatopoeia" (Omar Clay) - 5:17
  2. "Twinkle Toes" (Warren Smith) - 3:33
  3. "Caravanserai" (Joe Chambers) - 4:01
  4. "January V" - 3:24
  5. "The Glorious Monster" - 6:46
  6. "Rumble in the Jungle" (Clay) - 7:15
  7. "Morning/Midday" (Clay, Smith) - 6:50
  8. "Epistrophy" (Kenny Clarke, Thelonious Monk) - 4:28
  9. "Kujichaglia" (Roy Brooks) - 6:27
  • Recorded in New York City on July 25, 26 & 27, 1979

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Max Roach discography accessed May 27, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 27, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 169. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Hull, Tom (June 2, 2020). "Music Week". Tom Hull – On the Web. Retrieved June 20, 2020.