Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend

Overview

This tribute to legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich -- focusing on his years as a sideman as well as his tenure as a bandleader -- gets some extra rudiments for its release on DVD. Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The narration is in English with no multiple language options. As a bonus, this edition includes addition archival performances, a timeline of Rich's career, a look at the making of ...
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Overview

This tribute to legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich -- focusing on his years as a sideman as well as his tenure as a bandleader -- gets some extra rudiments for its release on DVD. Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The narration is in English with no multiple language options. As a bonus, this edition includes addition archival performances, a timeline of Rich's career, a look at the making of Burning for Buddy (a documentary on a special concert staged to benefit the Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Fund) as well as two numbers from that show, and trailers for other music-related titles.
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Special Features

Performance selection; Historical timeline; Buddy rich memorial scholarship concert; The making of burning for buddy; Additional product previews; Internet connectivity
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/22/2002
  • UPC: 654979037927
  • Source: Warner Brothers Pub.
  • Region Code: 0
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 36,556

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening [2:44]
2. The Early Years [1:55]
3. Discovering Jazz [2:59]
4. Artie Shaw Orchestra [3:48]
5. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra [2:26]
6. Buddy Rich Orchestra [:38]
7. Jazz at the Philharmonic [:32]
8. Starting a Family [2:16]
9. The 1950's [:17]
10. Harry James Orchestra [:48]
11. Buddy Rich Big Band [1:08]
1. Opening [1:43]
2. As a Leader [2:17]
3. "Buddy's Place" [:01]
4. "The Tonight Show" [:40]
5. His Influence [3:37]
6. Return of the Big Band [2:02]
7. TV Moments [13:28]
8. The Zildjian Connection [:30]
9. A Celebration of Music [4:15]
10. The Later Years [:37]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Part 1: (1917-1970)
   Play All
   Part 2: (1970-1987)
   Special Features
      Performance Selection
         Shoot the Likker to me John Boy - Artie Shaw Orchestra, 1939
         Hawaiian War Chant - Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, 1942
         Jam Session - Tommy Dorsey Combo, 1945
         Kicks With Sticks - Buddy Rich Orchestra, 1948
         Sing, Sing, Sing - Sammy Davis Jr. Show, 1966
         Drumocracy - Steve Allen Show, 1957
         One Night Stand: The World of Lenny Bruce, 1959
         Two O'Clock Jump (Encore) - Harry James Orchestra, 1965
      Historical Timeline
      Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concert: Gregg Bissonette - In a Mellow Tone
      Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concert: Dennis Chambers - Dancing Men
      The Making of Burning for Buddy
      Additional Product Preview
         Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend
         Art Blakey's: Jazz Messages
         The Art of Bop Drumming
         The Drum Set Crash Course
         Gene Krupa: Jazz Legend
         Legends of Jazz Drumming, Part 1 & 2
   DVD-ROM Features
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