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Buddy Rich

Postby Gary Allen » Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:10 am

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Re: Buddy Rich

Postby dave robinson » Sat Dec 27, 2014 2:31 am

Buddy was an amazing drummer, I often watch his tutorials on YouTube in the hope of learning a bit. :)
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Re: Buddy Rich

Postby martcaster » Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:41 pm

I've always thought that if you brought together a few musicians and asked the "who is the best guitarist/pianist/violinist/trumpeter/whatever", you'll always get a complete miscellany of answers complete with reasons why. But bring together any number of drummers and ask "who is/was the best drummer?" they'll invariably all say "Buddy Rich". The Guv'nor himself has frequently sung Buddy praises and if you study Brian's solos you'll recognise loads of Buddy's influences.
For real treats, try these :-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_SSmsF_RGw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9esWG6A6g-k

anything, really. And keep your eyes glued to his left hand. Breathtaking!
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Re: Buddy Rich

Postby Derek Mowbray » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:54 pm

Buddy Rich said he never practised so I wonder how he got that good. Is he still around I think was playing in big bands during the war
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Re: Buddy Rich

Postby jimuc » Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:14 pm

Derek,

Buddy Rich died exactly 28 years ago to day...........2nd April 1987
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