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Buddy Rich
Drummer. Big Band Leader
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Bernard "Buddy" Rich was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer" and was known for his virtuoso technique, power, groove, and speed. 
September 30th, 1917 in New York City  /  Died:   Apr 2nd, 1987 - Brain tumor
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ActiveYearsEndYear : 1987
ActiveYearsStartYear : 1919
AssociatedBand : Joe_Marsala
AssociatedBand : Bunny_Berigan
AssociatedBand : Artie_Shaw
AssociatedBand : Tommy_Dorsey
AssociatedBand : Benny_Carter
AssociatedBand : Harry_James
AssociatedBand : Les_Brown_(bandleader)
AssociatedBand : Frank_Sinatra
AssociatedBand : Charlie_Ventura
AssociatedBand : Jazz_at_the_Philharmonic
AssociatedBand : Nat_King_Cole
AssociatedBand : Ella_Fitzgerald
AssociatedBand : Gene_Krupa
AssociatedBand : Louis_Armstrong
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Joe_Marsala
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Bunny_Berigan
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Artie_Shaw
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Tommy_Dorsey
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Benny_Carter
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Harry_James
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Les_Brown_(bandleader)
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Frank_Sinatra
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Charlie_Ventura
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Jazz_at_the_Philharmonic
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Nat_King_Cole
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Ella_Fitzgerald
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Gene_Krupa
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Louis_Armstrong
Background : non_vocal_instrumentalist
BirthYear : 1917
BirthMonthAndDay : 09-30
BirthDate : 1917-09-30
BirthPlace : Brooklyn
DeathDate : 1987-04-02
DeathPlace : Los_Angeles
DeathYear : 1987
Genre : Jazz
Genre : Big_band
Genre : Swing_music
Genre : Bebop
RecordLabel : Clef_Records
RecordLabel : Verve_Records
RecordLabel : Verve_Records
RecordLabel : RCA_Records
RecordLabel : Pacific_Jazz_Records
RecordLabel : Liberty_Records
RecordLabel : Blue_Note_Records
RecordLabel : Groove_Merchant
RecordLabel : EmArcy_Records
RecordLabel : Mercury_Records
RecordLabel : MCA_Records
RecordLabel : Argo_Records
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