A Buddy on Johnny Carson I did not know existed....

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Someone posted this a few months ago and it is still a refreshing view of Buddy. I'm not a huge Buddy fan but this video kicked my butt. He grooved and was funky and played his butt off.
 

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Someone posted this a few months ago and it is still a refreshing view of Buddy. I'm not a huge Buddy fan but this video kicked my butt. He grooved and was funky and played his butt off.
Glad I could have been the one to post again for these folks who missed it.
 

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man how can I find other trios like this? doesn't have to be buddy

yes he does go matched!

the bass player is badass

coooooooool stuff, thank you
 

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man how can I find other trios like this? doesn't have to be buddy

yes he does go matched!

the bass player is badass

coooooooool stuff, thank you
Not a trio but look up Mahavishnu Orchestra with Billy Cobham
 

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This should have been posted in that other thread asking what makes Buddy special.


One of the things brought up there was whether Buddy could play in odd time signatures. I think this might answer that. Although...what would time signatures even mean to a drummer who doesn't read music and plays everything from memory?
 

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This should have been posted in that other thread asking what makes Buddy special.


One of the things brought up there was whether Buddy could play in odd time signatures. I think this might answer that. Although...what would time signatures even mean to a drummer who doesn't read music and plays everything from memory?
Is there another thread featuring this video? There is a ton load of threads about Buddy.

After watching this video I thought it was unique enough to stand on its own. I just thought this was super cool. I could not locate any other threads of this video.

I did not try to study his technique, I just found it highly enjoyable. And, in the past Buddy did break away from his typical style.

So that came as no surprise to me. For back in the 70's I had two albums by Buddy that showed him going off the farm. One was a real blues album. Another, was with Ravi Shankar.

Just have not seen this video on YouTube before, and thought others here would find it refreshing.
 
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GeneZ....here's the prior one & discussion....I posted it back in October, always puts a smile on my face, a different Buddy than we all usually see for sure....top notch!

 

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I knew this sounded somewhat familiar That I heard something like this before....

Apparently, Buddy was developing this concept for a while.

Ha, complete with Ludwig's patented rivet-on wrap seam!!

Good one, handn't seen him with the Pops! Excellent!
 

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i've always been a buddy fan, but am i the only one that thinks his snare sounded like $hit. really hard to listen to.
No, you're not! Needs a bit lower tuning and a wallet in the Pops performance...!

(COB Supra guy here)
 

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Man, love that clip. My Dad took me to see Buddy twice, once with his full big band, and once with a quartet AND the Cleveland Orchestra. That show must have been around this period. Just fantastic!
 

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Is there another thread featuring this video? There is a ton load of threads about Buddy.

After watching this video I thought it was unique enough to stand on its own. I just thought this was super cool. I could not locate any other threads of this video.

I did not try to study his technique, I just found it highly enjoyable. And, in the past Buddy did break away from his typical style.

So that came as no surprise to me. For back in the 70's I had two albums by Buddy that showed him going off the farm. One was a real blues album. Another, was with Ravi Shankar.

Just have not seen this video on YouTube before, and thought others here would find it refreshing.
I didn't mean that you shouldn't have started this thread, just that this video would have been a good example clip to post in another recent thread about Buddy asking what was so special about his drumming ability.
 

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GeneZ....here's the prior one & discussion....I posted it back in October, always puts a smile on my face, a different Buddy than we all usually see for sure....top notch!

No wonder I could not find it. Keyword "BR" will not pop up in a search. Unless I caught it back then, there was no way for me to know. I looked for keyword "Buddy. " :coffee2:
 


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