Buddy Rich
Born: 1917

Arguably the greatest jazz drummer of all time, the
legendary Buddy Rich exhibited his love for music through
the dedication of his life to the art. His was a career that
spanned seven decades, beginning when Rich was 18
months old and continuing until his death in 1987. Immensely
gifted, Rich could play with remarkable speed and dexterity
despite the fact that he never received a formal lesson and
refused to practice outside of his performances.

Born Bernard Rich to vaudevillians Robert and Bess… Continue

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