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The Amazing Buddy Rich - Time Being


Release Date: 09/03/2010 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 6459  
Composer:  Billy StrayhornThelonious MonkJohn LaBarberaJohn Lewis,   ... 
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Track Listing
1. Paul's Tune
2. Chelsea Bridge
3. Straight, No Chaser
4. Dancing Men
5. Little Train
6. Two Bass Hit
7. Time Being
8. Best Coast
9. Space Shuttle
10. Sassy Strut

Personnel includes: Buddy Rich (drums), Brian A. Grivna (alto saxophone, flute), Pat LaBarbera, Don Englert (tenor & soprano saxophone, flute), Joe Calo, Richard Centalonza (baritone & soprano saxophone, flute), Lin Bivano, Jeff Stout, Wayne Naus (trumpet), Bruce Paulson, Eric Culver (trombone), John Leys (bass trombone), Bob Peterson, Bob Dogan (piano), David Spinozza, Walt Namuth (guitar), Paul Kondziela, Bob Daugherty, Joel DiBartolo (bass), Candido Camero
Read more (congas, bongos), Phil Kraus (percussion).

Reissue producer: Ed Michel.

Engineers: Bob Simpson, Bob Auger, Jim Crotty.

Tracks 1-3 recorded at RCA Studio C, New York on August 13 & 16, 1971. Originally released on A DIFFERENT DRUMMER.

Tracks 4-7 recorded live at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England on December 6-8, 1971. Originally released on RICH IN LONDON.

Tracks 8-10 recorded at RCA Studio C, New York on August 10, 1972. Originally released on STICK IT.

Includes liner notes by Mike Zwerin.

TIME BEING shows the Buddy Rich Big Band in transition, reaching out to audiences attracted to the traditional big band style by such best-selling rock acts as Chicago and Blood, Sweat & Tears. Without really changing his style an iota, the great drummer delineates the connections between big beat and swing beat, while driving his brash, brassy band like a well-oiled sports car through such rave-ups as Dizzy Gillespie's "Two Bass Hit" and Thelonious Monk's "Straight No Chaser," as well as more contemporary backbeat-oriented groovers like "Paul's Tune" and "Sassy Strut."
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Works on This Recording

1. Chelsea Bridge by Billy Strayhorn
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
2. Straight, No Chaser by Thelonious Monk
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1951; USA 
3. Dancing Men by John LaBarbera
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
4. Two Bass Hit by John Lewis
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947 
5. Best Coast by John LaBarbera
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
6. Paul's Tune by Paul Paul Kondziela
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
7. Space Shuttle by John LaBarbera
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
8. Time Being by Bill Holman
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
9. Bachianas brasileiras no 2 for Orchestra: Toccata "O trenzinho do caipira" by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Brazil 
10. Sassy Strut by John LaBarbera
Conductor:  Buddy Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buddy Rich Orchestra

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