Quotes by Buddy Rich

Bernard "Buddy" Rich was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He is considered one of the most influential drummers of all time and was known for his virtuoso technique, power, and speed.

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But I think that any young drummer starting out today should get himself a great teacher and learn all there is to know about the instrument that he wants to play.

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You only get better by playing.

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Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing. He didn't sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to, in some form, influenced my taste.

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I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums, and never mind about the tunes. Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting up there playing the solo. And this is what is lacking, definitely lacking in music today.

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I think it's a fallacy that the harder you practice the better you get.

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