Buddy Rich (born September 30, 1917, Brooklyn, New York, USA - died April 2, 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American jazz drummer and band leader. He died of heart failure following surgery for a malignant brain tumor.
Adrian Rollini Quintet, Artie Shaw And His Orchestra, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Billy Kyle's Big Eight, Buddy Rich & His Buddies, Buddy Rich All Stars, Buddy Rich And His Orchestra, Buddy Rich And His Sextet, Buddy Rich And The Big Band Machine, Buddy Rich Big Band, Buddy Rich Ensemble, Buddy Rich Nonet, Buddy Rich Quartet, Buddy Rich Septet, Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra, Bunny Berigan And His Men, Charlie Parker And His Orchestra, Charlie Parker With Strings, Charlie Ventura's Big Four, Coleman Hawkins Quartet, Count Basie Orchestra, Count Basie Quintet, Count Basie Sextet, Flip Phillips And His Orchestra, Flip Phillips Quartet, Harry Edison / Buddy Rich Quintet, Harry James And His Orchestra, JATP All Stars, Joe Marsala And His Chicagoans, Kenny Kersey Trio, Lester Young And His Orchestra, Lester Young Quartet, Lester Young Trio, Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio, Lionel Hampton & His Big Band, Lionel Hampton And His Giants, Lionel Hampton And His Quartet, Lionel Hampton Quintet, Metronome All Stars, Metronome All-Star Band, New York Stars, Teddy Wilson Trio, The Bud Powell Trio, The Buddy Rich Quintet, The Buddy Rich Trio, The Charlie Parker Quartet, The Charlie Parker Quintet, The Flip Phillips Quintet, The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio, The Killer Force, The Killer Force Band, The Lionel Hampton - Art Tatum - Buddy Rich Trio, The Oscar Peterson Quartet, Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey And His Sentimentalists, Tommy Turk And His Orchestra, Woody Herman & The Herd, Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Woody Herman And His Third Herd, Woody Herman And The Las Vegas Herd
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