Buddy Rich – But, I don’t think any…

But, I don’t think any arranger should ever write a drum part for a drummer…


“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.”
-Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich – I think the drummer should…

I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums, and never mind…


“I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums, and never mind about the tunes. Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting up there playing the solo. And this is what is lacking, definitely lacking in music today.”
-Buddy Rich