Doc: Buddy Rich, Jazz Legend


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In 2002, Warner Bros. released one of the finest documentaries of drummer Buddy Rich. The film clips are rare and spectacular. Produced by Rob Wallis and Paul Siegel, and co-produced and written by Bruce H. Klauber, with Cathy Rich and Sandy Feldstein as co-executive producers, the documentary can be seen at YouTube in two parts. Bruce Kauber sent along links to Part 1, which covers Rich's career from 1917 to 1970, and Part 2 which spans from 1970 to 1987. The film runs about 2 1/2 hours. 

Here's Part 1...

And here's Part 2...

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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