Buddy Rich: Still Leaves Me Breathless

152005_garychester_buddy_0005[Buddy] Rich’s solo is as exciting now as it has been for the last three decades. His rolls between tom-toms and bass still sound like thunder; his licks are still the cleanest and fastest in the world. I know every paradiddle and press roll by heart — and it still leaves me breathless.

Source: Newport Turns 25, by Arnold Jay Smith, Down Beat, September 7, 1978

About scottkfish

http://wp.me/P4vfuP-1
This entry was posted in SKF Blog and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Drop Me a Line

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s