Cosby’s Drummer Dreams Dashed by Max Roach

Bill Cosby, one of the more famous of the famous people who really want to be drummers, decided to get another gig after he had a gander at Max Roach.

I finally went to see Max play and he played a song “Parisian Thoroughfare” that Bud Powell wrote….Max sat there so relaxed and playing it like he was wiping off a table top or something. And I said, “No, no. I got to be funny.”

Yeah, Cos, we’ve all been there at some point. Let’s go have some puddin’.

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