Bed-Stuy street co-named for legendary jazz drummer, Brooklyn native Max Roach

In celebration of Juneteenth, Mayor Eric Adams unveiled at Greene and Marcy avenues the street sign being co-named after the Brooklyn native.

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2024, 4:54 PM

Updated 35 days ago

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A street in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood has been co-named after legendary Jazz drummer and composer Max Roach.
In celebration of Juneteenth, Mayor Eric Adams unveiled at Greene and Marcy avenues the street sign being co-named after the Brooklyn native.
Roach grew up in Bed-Stuy and is considered one of the most important drummers in history.


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