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Tommy Dorsey in Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend: 1917-1987

Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend: 1917-1987

1996 NR

Narrated by Mel Torme, this retrospective showcasing jazz icon Buddy Rich is packed with rare performance footage, interviews and behind-the-scenes clips. The collection features the legendary musician in a remarkable drum duel with Gene Krupa and performing with the Artie Shaw, Harry James and Tommy Dorsey bands. Commentary from Rich, his daughter and various friends sheds light on the life and work of this musical genius.

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