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Old 08-14-2010, 05:44 PM
Boomka Boomka is offline
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Default Re: The Grand Master Buddy Rich

Originally Posted by aydee View Post
...We can only judge him as a drummer, because thats what he had to say to the world.
Let me get this straight; if someone is good at something, we can't make moral judgments about their behaviour outside of the thing they do well? I mean, their acts take place "in the world" as much as whatever it is they're good at.

Not sure I can buy that.

BTW, I think Buddy was the bee's knees, in spite of never having a thing for him like some other guys I came up with. And I can't speak to his personality outside of the usual outsider's perspective. I'm just asking a general question here.

I remember Buddy had me at about 5:33 of this:

I still can't play those shuffled flams quite like that. Bugger.

Last edited by Boomka; 08-14-2010 at 06:25 PM.
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