But all is forgiven when you hear Buddy Rich
's virtuosity on these superbly arranged tracks, from the hard-hitting Big Swing Face and Groovin' Hard to the gentler Alfie and I Can't Get Started.
All of this Buddy Rich
, dead now for eighteen years, delivered to my bedroom, unannounced as usual.
BORN ALEC Guinness, film actor, 1914, above MARVIN Gaye, US soul singer, 1939 HANS Christian Anderson, author, 1805 DIED JOHN Paul II, Polish-born pope, 2005, above BUDDY Rich
, US jazz drummer, 1987 SAMUEL Morse, American inventor, 1872 1962: A new style of pedestrian crossing causes confusion among both drivers and pedestrians following its launch in London.
A guitarist with a flawless technique and imaginative chordal approach, Jack has been astounding jazz fans since the early 1970s, playing at the highest level on the international scene and collaborating with many of the greats including Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan, Bob Brookmeyer, Buddy Rich
and many others.
Many of those interviewed also cite Dave Clark as one of the most influential rock drummers of the period and Clark himself pointed out that his initial inspiration was the jazz drummer Buddy Rich
, whom he befriended in later years.
Sundance sensation "Whiplash," perhaps the most acclaimed indie release of the year, is not only about an aspiring jazz drummer, but its inspiration is decidedly old school: drummer Buddy Rich
and the big band jazz tradition.
Tobias began drumming at age 4 and was the winner of the first Buddy Rich
Memorial Scholarship award.
Fat Chops' repertoire covers a lot of the big band canon, from Buddy Rich
to Maria Schneider.
Rejoining the group is legendary trombonist Rick Stepton, who played with Buddy Rich
from 1968 to 1986, as well as with Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson and the Canadian jazz-rock band Lighthouse.
"It is a unique opportunity to see an amazing cross-section of drumming talent performing out of their comfort zone with an incredible band." Hosted by ELO's Bev Bevan, the concert will see each drummer perform a couple of arrangements with the band before combining for a (presumably very loud) finale and will include a tribute to the late Buddy Rich
, aka The World's Greatest Drummer.
The weekend was crowned by supreme ensemble playing from the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with spots verging on the unbelievable from drummer Alyn Cosker as they performed leader Tommy Smith's epic arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue and a tribute to Buddy Rich
He has a wide interest in music, in particular jazz, with his particular hero being Buddy Rich
In its 30-year history, legends such as Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, Buddy Rich
and Wynton Marsalis have thrilled the festival's audiences.
Perform two 90-minute recitals Dewi says inspirational figures were Buddy Rich
and deaf percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie.