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Buddy Rich: Two Kinds of Technique I Admired

SKF NOTE: Mel Torme‘s two-part 1978 Down Beat interview with Buddy Rich is one of my all-time favorites. It is a conversation between friends, between first-class musicians, and between people with utmost respect for each other. Both Messers Torme and … Continue reading

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Mel Torme Interviews Buddy Rich: A Classic Interview

[SKF NOTE: This is a wonderful, informative interview of Buddy Rich by Mel Torme. I still have the original Down Beat. This interview is so good that, by comparison, I thought Mel Torme’s book about Buddy Rich, Traps – The … Continue reading

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