Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend, Volume 1 - 1917-1970 (1994)

Genres - History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Madeline Cavalieri

Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend is a colorful documentary that includes performances, interviews, and rare footage of this world-renowned drummer. Volume 1: 1917-1970 features performances with the Artie Shaw, Harry James, and Tommy Dorsey bands, as well as Rich in a drum duo with Gene Krupa. Mel Torme narrates this documentary that provides insight into the life, the music, and the virtuosity of this great drummer. Buddy's daughter, his musical associates, and Buddy Rich himself give commentary.

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drummer, interview, jazz, music, swing-music