For many years I have heard talk of Buddy Rich as “the greatest drummer in the world”. Recently, through the gift of YouTube, I’ve been able to see and hear him at work. I don’t agree with “best in the world” titles but Buddy Rich is certainly a great drummer and what’s more he’s a great band leader, too. So here’s a sample, Nutville:
Buddy Rich was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 30, 1917 and died April 2, 1987.