Jazz Appreciation Month Notable Quotable: Max Roach
By Paulette Beete
"Do you realize that what we do is what the Constitution is all about? In jazz, each of us has individual voices, but we must listen attentively to one another as we play—and out of this whole, comes what we call jazz." — Max Roach, National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master
This quote appears in an essay by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Nat Hentoff that you can read here.