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Buddy Rich

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Rich in May 1947

Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was known as "the world's greatest drummer" and for his virtuoso technique, power, groove, and speed. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Rich died in Los Angeles, California from heart failure, aged 69.[1]

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  1. Barron, James, New York Times obituary, "Buddy Rich...dies" Archived 2013-09-09 at the Wayback Machine. April 3, 1987; accessed March 9, 2010.

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