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10 Famous Quotes by Buddy Rich
9/30/1917 - 4/2/1987
Also Known As:  
Bernard Rich     Rich, Buddy     Bernard "Buddy" Rich
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Almost everything I've done, I've done through my own creativity. I don't think I ever had to listen to anyone else to learn how to play drums. I wish I could say that for about ten thousand other drummers.

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And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers.

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And, you know, I think the original recording of Ravel's Bolero, probably whoever played percussion on that, will never have It played better than that.

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As far as music school goes. I walked through Berkeley one time to visit with some people I know.

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But I think that any young drummer starting out today should get himself a great teacher and learn all there is to know about the instrument that he wants to play.

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But I've played with so many varied bands with varied musical tastes, that I feel qualified to have my own musical tastes at this point in my life.

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But primarily, the drummer's supposed to sit back there and swing the band.

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But, I don't think any arranger should ever write a drum part for a drummer because if a drummer can't create his own Interpretation of the chart and he plays everything that's written, he becomes mechanical; he has no freedom.

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But, when you have to resort to turntables, trick lights, flashing lights, fire and all that, you're actually saying, I need this because what I do is not all that together.

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Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing. He didn't sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to, in some form, influenced my taste.

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