Six drummers celebrate Buddy Rich (1989)

October 14, 1989 – Six top drummers Gregg Bissonette, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Louie Bellson, Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd play with a reunited 15-piece Buddy Rich Band at the Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles CA BY THE SAME...

Buddy Rich takes his big band to North Sea Jazz (1978)

July 14, 1978 – Buddy Rich will be accompanied by flutists Andy Fusco & Chuck Wilson, saxophonists Steve Marcus, Chuck Wilson, Gary Pribeck & Gerg Smith, trumpeters John Marshall, Mike McGovern, Mark Ohlsen & Chuck Schmidt, trombonists Glenn Franke, Dale Kirkland & George Moran, pianist Bob Kaye and bassist Tom...

Let’s Rock

regularly on Broadway at the age of four. At the peak of Rich’s early career, he was the second-highest paid child entertainer in the world. PLAYLIST : Bradley Leighton – Rock Me Softly (4.36) . Buddy RichBuddy’s Rock (5.45) . Jonah Jones Quartet – Blue Danube Rock (1.54)...

We remember Gene Krupa. ‘Be-Bop-A-Krupa’

This day (October 16, 1973), in Yonkers, New York, died Gene Krupa, an American jazz and big band drummer.VIDEO DIGEST Digest Tracklist : Big Noise From Winnetka (1967) . w/ Papa Joe Jones – Documentary . w/ Buddy Rich – Drum Battle (1966) . Lover & Leave Us Leap ....

The Big Beat (Goes On)

...that even mentions “Kookie Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb”!), this was a studio collaboration between the late Bob McFadden (a gifted voiceover actor whose list of accomplishments is impressive indeed) & pop-poet phenom Rod McKuen. Buddy Rich : I also had a crush on Cathy Rich, she sang the “Beat...

Let The Good Time Roll

...beginning to become very influential) performs those three hits along with his own “Joy Ride” and five standards in a trio with bassist Sam Jones and drummer Jimmy Cobb. Buddy Rich : Immensely gifted, Rich could play with remarkable speed and dexterity despite the fact that he never received a...