- Name: Buddy Rich
- Born: 09/30/1917
- Died: 04/02/1987 (69 years old)
- Occupation: Musician, bandleader
Bernard “Buddy” Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He is considered one of the most influential drummers of all time.
Birth Name: Bernard Rich
Alias: Traps, The Drum Wonder
Genre: Jazz, big band, swing
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Buddy Rich quotes :
But, I don't think any arranger should ever write a drum part for a drummer because if a drummer can't create his own Interpretation of the chart and he plays everything that's written, he becomes mechanical he has no freedom.Buddy Rich