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Old 06-19-2018, 12:36 PM
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Default Re: Big band Albums where you can hear the drums

Originally Posted by WhoIsTony? View Post
Biddy Rich - Big Swing Face
+1.... One fucking amazing album.
Buddy is is everyone else.....but Buddy is a veritable drummer's wet dream on that album.

In fact, I can't actually think of a big band recording that Buddy played on where the drums were shrinking violets to anything. He was just that kind of virtuoso player. Grab any of those old Tommy Dorsey recordings and Buddy sticks out like dogs balls. Likewise for Krupa on so many of the Goodman recordings.

These guys were giants among men for good reason. Their drumming was revolutionary for the time. And anyone who claims they can't hear them, really isn't listening. A damn good start for you, for sure.
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