Buddy Rich

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Active from the swing era on, the king of the drum solo spot remains the mega-talented, acerbic Buddy Rich.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Swinging Count 1952 Swinging Count Verve
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The Drum Battle
1952 The Drum Battle Verve
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Buddy Rich Swinging 1954 Buddy Rich Swinging Norgran
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Hampton-Tatum-Rich Trio 1955 Hampton-Tatum-Rich Trio Clef Records
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Buddy and Sweets
1955 Buddy and Sweets Verve
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Sing and Swing with Buddy Rich 1955 Sing and Swing with Buddy Rich Norgran
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The Wailing Buddy Rich 1956 The Wailing Buddy Rich Norgran
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Krupa and Rich
1956 Krupa and Rich EMI / PolyGram / Universal / Verve
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Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer
1956 Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer Universal/Verve
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Just Sings
1957 Just Sings Jazzbeat
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The Swingin' Buddy Rich 1957 The Swingin' Buddy Rich Verve
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This One's for Basie
1957 This One's for Basie Verve
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Buddy Rich in Miami
1958 Buddy Rich in Miami Universal Distribution
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Richcraft
1959 Richcraft Universal Distribution
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Sing, Sing, Sing
1959 Sing, Sing, Sing Verve / Mercury
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The Voice Is Rich 1959 The Voice Is Rich Mercury
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Driver 1960 Driver Emarcy
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Buddy Rich 1960 Buddy Rich Everest
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Playtime
1961 Playtime Argo
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Blues Caravan
1962 Blues Caravan Verve
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Burnin' Beat 1962 Burnin' Beat Universal Distribution
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Swingin' New Big Band
1966 Swingin' New Big Band Blue Note
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Swingin' New Band 1967 Swingin' New Band
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Big Swing Face
1967 Big Swing Face Blue Note
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Big Band Shout 1967 Big Band Shout Verve
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Rich Ala Rahka
1968 Rich Ala Rahka Beat Goes On
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The New One!
1968 The New One! Pacific Jazz
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Mercy, Mercy
1968 Mercy, Mercy Blue Note
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Buddy & Soul
1969 Buddy & Soul Beat Goes On
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Super Rich 1969 Super Rich Verve
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Keep the Customer Satisfied
1970 Keep the Customer Satisfied Blue Note
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Different Drummer
1971 Different Drummer RCA
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Stick It
1972 Stick It RCA Victor / RCA
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Buddy Rich in London 1972 Buddy Rich in London RCA
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The Roar of '74
1973 The Roar of '74 Beast Records / Simitar Distribution
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The Last Blues Album, Vol. 1
1974 The Last Blues Album, Vol. 1 Snapper
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Transition
1974 Transition Groove Merchant
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Very Live at Buddy's Place
1974 Very Live at Buddy's Place LRC Records
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Big Band Machine
1975 Big Band Machine P-Vine Records
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Speak No Evil
1976 Speak No Evil Wounded Bird
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Lionel Hampton Presents Buddy Rich
1977 Lionel Hampton Presents Buddy Rich Who's Who in Jazz
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Sound of Jazz 1977 Sound of Jazz Intercontinental Records
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Class of '78 1977 Class of '78 Gryphon
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The Greatest Drummer That Ever Lived With...The Best Band I Ever Had
1977 The Greatest Drummer That Ever Lived With...The Best Band I Ever Had DCC Jazz / DCC Compact Classics
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Europe '77
1977 Europe '77 Magic
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Together Again: For the First Time
1978 Together Again: For the First Time Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
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Zoot Sims: Air Mail Special 1978 Zoot Sims: Air Mail Special Quintessence Jazz
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Mr. Drums 1978 Mr. Drums Quintessence Jazz
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No Jive
197? No Jive Novus
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Live at Ronnie Scott's
1980 Live at Ronnie Scott's DRG
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The Buddy Rich Band 1981 The Buddy Rich Band Universal Special Products
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Tuff Dude
1984 Tuff Dude Groove Merchant
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Mr. Drums: Live on King Street, San Francisco 1985 Mr. Drums: Live on King Street, San Francisco Cafe Records
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Groove Merchant
1990 Groove Merchant GM Recordings
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Rags to Riches
1991 Rags to Riches Four Star
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Big Band Jazz [Hindsight]
1999 Big Band Jazz [Hindsight] Hindsight
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No Funny Hats
2004 No Funny Hats Lightyear / Wienerworld
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Plays & Plays & Plays
2005 Plays & Plays & Plays Wounded Bird
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The Man from Planet Jazz
2007 The Man from Planet Jazz FiveFour / FiveFour/Cherry Red
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Time Out
2007 Time Out Blue Note
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The Solos
2014 The Solos Lightyear
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Birdland
Birdland Caroline / Lightyear
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Swings and Swings and Swings Swings and Swings and Swings RCA
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