Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea, Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swinging Lovers, Sammy Davis with The Buddy Rich
Orchestra -Sounds Of 66 (Live at the Sands Las Vegas) Tell us about a great band we might not have heard of.
He was admired by leading US jazz drummers, including Buddy Rich
whom he met on his first UK tour in the late 40s.
was arguably the greatest drummer ever - as a big band, swing drummer he surely had no equal.
At one point in 1984, as part of the Buddy Rich
ensemble, Botti backed Sinatra at the Universal Amphitheatre for two weeks.
He has also worked with James Moody, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Buddy Rich
, Ron Carter, Chet Baker, Benny Carter, Regina Carter and Ornette Coleman.
Past endorsers have included Buddy Rich
, Louie Bellson and Ed Shaughnessy.
We leap from Lew Silverman, a dying diabetic whose doctors can't conquer their god complex long enough to let him pass without a horrifying array of unwanted and hopeless treatments, to Buddy Rich
, a seemingly healthy 60-year-old whose small bowel cancer went first unnoticed, then tragically untreated, as he was repeatedly turned away due to lack of insurance.
ON TELEVISION one recent evening Buddy Rich
(1917-1987) was playing a solo as the other musicians in his band sat in patient silence, watching the master work.
The 13 1/2"-long electronic rhythm sticks have all the bells and whistles your budding Buddy Rich
will need, as different buttons change the sound from a snare drum to a tom-tom to a crash cymbal.
If Count Basie, Buddy Rich
or Duke Ellington is your bag, slide on down to soak up the toe-tapping vibe.
His seminal work "Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite," recorded in 1950 by the orchestra of Cuban band leader Machito with jazz greats Charlie "Bird" Parker, Buddy Rich
, and Flip Phillips, is widely viewed as the event that melded the disparate elements of Afro-Cuban rhythms and bebop jazz improvisation into a vital new entity.
with curley russell on bass & buddy rich
so out of place on drums, if max roach had been on hand