Buddy Rich’s ‘Richcraft’

Buddy Rich’s ‘Richcraft’ is a studio big band album with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, recorded on April 9–10, 1959 and released in 1959 by Mercury.

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Track Listing : 1.Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana) (Ballard Macdonald, James F. Hanley) – 03:38 . 2.Richcraft (Ernie Wilkins) – 03:06 . 3.Sweets Tooth (Ernie Wilkins) – 04:01 . 4.Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley! (Ballard Macdonald, Joseph Meyer, Billy Rose) – 03:04 . 5.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) – 02:59 . 6.Cherokee (Indian Love Song) (Ray Noble) – 04:08 . 7.I Want A Little Girl (Billy Moll, Murray Mencher) – 04:12 . 8.From The Sticks (Ernie Wilkins) – 04:42 . 9.Song Of The Islands (Charles E. King) – 04:09

Musicians : Buddy Rich – Drums, Percussion . Phil Woods – Alto Saxophone . Earle Warren – Alto Saxophone . Steve Perlow – Baritone Saxophone . Benny Golson – Tenor Saxophone . Al Cohn – Tenor Saxophone . Harry Sweets Edison – Trumpet . Emmett Berry – Trumpet . Joe Ferrante – Trumpet . Stan Fishelson – Trumpet . Jimmy Nottingham – Trumpet . Eddie Bert – Trombone . Billy Byers – Trombone . Jimmy Cleveland – Trombone . Willie Dennis – Trombone . John Bunch – Piano . Sam Herman – Guitar . Phil Leshin – Double Bass

Production : Produced By Jack Tracy

Recorded On April 9–10, 1959.

Released In 1959 By Mercury.

Buddy Rich

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Credit the name above the title here as well, of course — Rich’s drumming boasts an economy on par with its trademark energyand songs like “Yardbird Suite” and “From the Sticks” positively crackle with excitement. […]

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Buddy Rich’s ‘Richcraft’

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