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Buddy Rich - September 30

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Buddy Rich 1917-1987
Arguably the greatest jazz drummer of all time, the legendary Buddy Rich exhibited his love for music through the dedication of his life to the art. His was a career that spanned seven decades. Buddy Rich showed signs of remarkable musical talents at a very early age. In 1921, his vaudeville act “Traps, the Drum Wonder”, brought him to the limelight. He was the highest paid child artist after Jackie Coogan at that time.

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