Fueling the Civil Rights Movement: Remembering The Music of Max Roach

April 25, 2019

On February 22 + 23, 2019 the Fresh Cut Orchestra restaged legendary jazz drummer Max Roach’s We Insist! Freedom Now Suite at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Born in Pasquotank, N.C., Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite was a seminal civil rights era recording. Come Hear NC sponsored the performances and were on site to document the project. Check out the results in the video below.