Documentary Screening of “Buddy Rich—Jazz Legend”
Fiery, tempestuous, mercurial, prone to brawls and jealousy, Buddy Rich (1917-87) is today remembered as one of the world’s most influential drummers, widely noted for his virtuosity, power and speed. This colorful documentary narrated by Mel Tormé includes performances, interviews, and rare footage of the world-renowned drummer.
The film screening will be followed by Q+A with noted jazz drummer and former Rich sideman Jeff Hamilton.
Note: Running time is 1:34; the lengthy 2:27 two-part film has been edited to preserve highlights.