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A Different Drummer

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Released  1971
A Different Drummer (1971)  Rich in London (1971)
Release date  1971
Genre  Jazz
Producer  Pete Spargo
Artist  Buddy Rich
Label  BMG Funhouse
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Recorded  July–August, 1971 RCA Studio C, New York City
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A Different Drummer is a 1971 big band recording by jazz drummer Buddy Rich for the RCA Records label.

Contents

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Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2.5 stars stating

The material varies widely on this LP from the Buddy Rich big band. Certainly the two numbers from "Jesus Christ Superstar," Van Morrison's "Domino" and the four-song "A Piece of the Road Suite" make one think that Rich and his musicians are trying too hard to get with it. Fortunately, there are also versions of "Straight, No Chaser" and "Chelsea Bridge" included, plus good solos from tenor saxophonist Pat LaBarbera (who is well featured) and altoist Jimmy Mosher, along with high-note work from trumpeter Lin Biviano. The album is very much a mixed bag, not too essential but containing some enjoyable moments.

Track listing

Source: Discogs

  • Tracks B3 – B6 make up the "A Piece of the Road" Suite
  • Personnel

  • Buddy Rich – drums
  • Bobby Peterson – piano
  • David Spinozza – guitar
  • Bob Daugherty – bass
  • Paul Kondziela – bass
  • Candido Camero – bongos, conga
  • Phil Kraus – percussion
  • Brian Grivna – alto saxophone, flute, soprano saxophone
  • Jimmy Mosher – alto saxophone, flute, soprano saxophone
  • Pat La Barbera – tenor saxophone, flute, soprano saxophone
  • Don Englert – tenor saxophone, flute, soprano saxophone
  • Joe Calo – baritone saxophone, flute, soprano saxophone
  • Lin Biviano – trumpet
  • John DeFlon – trumpet
  • Wayne Naus – trumpet
  • Jeff Stout – trumpet
  • Bruce Paulson – trombone
  • Tony DiMaggio – trombone
  • John Leys – bass trombone
  • Songs

    1Superstar4:20
    2Domino4:33
    3Chelsea Bridge5:04

    References

    A Different Drummer Wikipedia


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