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Old 11-24-2007, 06:16 AM
PeartWeckler PeartWeckler is offline
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Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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Default Re: The Grand Master Buddy Rich

My first drumset was a kit that Buddy did a clinic on back in '74. But I didn't go to the clinic, and all I have is my brothers word, because it was he who went to the clinic, and it was he who owned the drums before he gave them to me when I was 14. It was a blue sparkle Ludwig 5 piece. They were traded for an ugly Slingerland kit that some guy swindled me into buying, because he was a pro player, and something about the kit on stage threw me.

Anyway, it's hearsay but it's close enough for me. Heck, at least I was aware of Buddy at an early age.

"I'm getting old. I need more things to hit... No." --Dave Weckl, TUDW 2002
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