Buddy Rich

Real Name:
Bernard Rich
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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.
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Adrian Rollini Quintet, Art Tatum Sextet, Artie Shaw And His Orchestra, Barry Ulanov And His All Star Metronome Jazzmen, 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 His Swinging New Big Band, Buddy Rich And The Big Band Machine, Buddy Rich Band, 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 And His Nonet, Count Basie Octet, 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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L.P. 201, MO-L.P. 201 Monarch All Star Jazz Volume 1 — Buddy Rich The "King" At The Piano With . . . Buddy Rich / John Simmons / Herbie Haymer / Charlie Shavers The "King" At The Piano With . . . Buddy Rich / John Simmons / Herbie Haymer / Charlie Shavers - Monarch All Star Jazz Volume 1 (Album) Monarch (2), Monarch (2) L.P. 201, MO-L.P. 201 US 1951 Sell This Version
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MG N-26 The Swinging Buddy Rich — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich The Swinging Buddy Rich (Album) Norgran Records MG N-26 US 1954 Sell This Version
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MG N-1031 Sing And Swing With Buddy Rich — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Sing And Swing With Buddy Rich (Album) Norgran Records MG N-1031 US 1955 Sell This Version
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MGN-1038 Buddy And Sweets — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich, Harry Edison Buddy Rich, Harry Edison - Buddy And Sweets (Album) Norgran Records MGN-1038 US 1955 Sell This Version
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EP Album #5 Jam Session #5 — Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown - Jam Session #5 Clef Records EP Album #5 US 1955 Sell This Version
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MGN-1078 The Wailing Buddy Rich — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich The Wailing Buddy Rich (Album, Comp) Norgran Records MGN-1078 US 1956 Sell This Version
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CLP 1092 Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer (Album) Verve Records CLP 1092 UK 1956 Sell This Version
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MG V-8069 Krupa And Rich — Buddy Rich Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich (Album) Clef Records MG V-8069 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG C-709 The Lionel Hampton-Art Tatum-Buddy Rich Trio — Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton / Art Tatum / Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton / Art Tatum / Buddy Rich - The Lionel Hampton-Art Tatum-Buddy Rich Trio (Album) Clef Records MG C-709 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MGV-2075 Buddy Rich Just Sings — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Just Sings (Album, Comp) Verve Records MGV-2075 US 1957 Sell This Version
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MGV-8285 Buddy Rich In Miami — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Buddy Rich In Miami (Album) Verve Records MGV-8285 US 1958 Sell This Version
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3588, GLP 3.588 Hamp's Big Four — Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Buddy Rich - Hamp's Big Four(LP, Album, Mono) Barclay, Barclay 3588, GLP 3.588 France 1959 Sell This Version
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SR 60144 The Voice Is Rich — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich The Voice Is Rich (Album) Mercury SR 60144 US 1959 Sell This Version
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MG 20448, MG-20448 Rich Versus Roach — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich And Max Roach Buddy Rich And Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach (Album) Mercury MG 20448, MG-20448 US 1959 Sell This Version
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MG V-8369 The Drum Battle - Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP — Buddy Rich Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich - The Drum Battle - Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP (Album) Verve Records MG V-8369 US 1960 Sell This Version
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V-8471 Burnin' Beat — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich / Gene Krupa Buddy Rich / Gene Krupa - Burnin' Beat (Album) Verve Records V-8471 US 1962 Sell This Version
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711 068 The Tatum Group Masterpieces — Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton With Art Tatum / Harry Edison / Barney Kessel / Buddy Rich Lionel Hampton With Art Tatum / Harry Edison / Barney Kessel / Buddy Rich - The Tatum Group Masterpieces (Album, Comp) Verve Records 711 068 Germany 1964 Sell This Version
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VSP-30(B) Giants 3 — Buddy Rich Lester Young - Nat Cole* - Buddy Rich Lester Young - Nat Cole* - Buddy Rich - Giants 3 (Album) VSP VSP-30(B) Canada 1966 Sell This Version
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RS 6214, RS-6214 The Sounds Of '66 — Buddy Rich Sammy Davis Jr. / Buddy Rich Sammy Davis Jr. / Buddy Rich - The Sounds Of '66 (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records RS 6214, RS-6214 US 1966 Sell This Version
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PJ-10113 DJ Swingin' New Big Band — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Swingin' New Big Band (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-10113 DJ US 1966 Sell This Version
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FJL 132, 683 285 JCL Kicks! — Buddy Rich The Sunset All Stars With Nat King Cole, Charlie Shavers & Buddy Rich The Sunset All Stars With Nat King Cole, Charlie Shavers & Buddy Rich - Kicks! (Album) Fontana FJL 132, 683 285 JCL UK 1966 Sell This Version
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ST-4-0113 Swingin' New Big Band — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Swingin' New Big Band(LP, MiniAlbum, Juk) Pacific Jazz ST-4-0113 US 1966 Sell This Version
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SRE-66006 The Driver — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich The Driver (Album) Emarcy SRE-66006 US 1967 Sell This Version
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SLYL-932,943 Rich À La Rakha — Buddy Rich Buddy Rich And Alla Rakha Buddy Rich And Alla Rakha - Rich À La Rakha (Album) Liberty SLYL-932,943 Australia 1968 Sell This Version
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VPA 8085 Saturday Night Swing Session (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 — Buddy Rich Various / Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips / Mike Colicchio / Al Casey / Eddie Safranski / Specs Powell, Mel Tormé, Fats Navarro, Bill Harris, Charlie Ventura, Allen Eager, Ralph Burns, Al Valente, Buddy Rich, Roy Rodgers Various / Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips / Mike Colicchio / Al Casey / Eddie Safranski / Specs Powell, Mel Tormé, Fats Navarro, Bill Harris, Charlie Ventura, Allen Eager, Ralph Burns, Al Valente, Buddy Rich, Roy Rodgers - Saturday Night Swing Session (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 (Album) Vedette Records VPA 8085 Italy 1969 Sell This Version

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balagan

balagan

December 11, 2019
edited over 3 years ago
The scale levels of drumming skills :
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Beginner
Easy
Avarage
Progressive
Expert
Master
Phenomenon
Impossible
Buddy Rich
bungleinthejungle

bungleinthejungle

May 23, 2019
"Mercy, Mercy" came out in 68" but it's not listed here, why?
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April 19, 2005
edited over 18 years ago
Hands Down.. The greatest drummer of all time. A drummer known for the 'Stick Trick' and could play at massive speed and had lots of dexterity. You couldn't be more amazed watching him play the solos. He has played with lot of great musician and we don't forget the Muppetshow where Animal and Buddy where dueling. I don't think any can surpass this mans skills..

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