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Time Being: The Amazing Buddy Rich

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This 1987 sampler CD has some of the best selections recorded by the Buddy Rich big band for the LPs A Different Drummer, Rich In London and Stick It. The selection of tunes was well done, although the complete Rich In London (not yet out on CD) is also well worth getting. Among the key soloists are Pat LaBarbera on tenor and soprano, trombonist Bruce Paulson and altoists Jimmy Mosher (showcased on "Chelsea Bridge") and Joe Romano. Excellent fairly modern big-band music.


Born: 30 September 1917 in Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '10s, '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

When it came to technique, speed, power, and the ability to put together incredible drum solos, Buddy Rich lived up to the billing of "the world's greatest drummer." Although some other drummers were more innovative, in reality none were in his league even during the early days. A genius, Buddy Rich started playing drums in vaudeville as "Traps, the Drum Wonder" when he was only 18 months old; he was completely self-taught. Rich performed in vaudeville throughout his childhood and developed into...
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