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Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker with Buddy Rich

Charlie and Dizzie Gillespie accept awards then play Hothouse.

Charlie playing Summertime from Porgy and Bess



Drum solo battles

It is always interesting to see drum solo battles as you can watch the different styles of playing and different rhythms.

First we have Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton and Chico Hamilton playing off against each other in 1958.

Next, in 1965, we have Jerry Lewis and Buddy Rich.

Then in 1966, we have Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich playing off.

In the last battle we have Buddy Rich vs Animal from the Muppets.

Drum solos

Over the years there have been some very talented drummers.  Here are a few.

First we have Gene Krupa playing Sing, Sing, Sing in 1937 with the Benny Goodman Band.  Harry James is doing the trumpet solo.

Buddy Rich in 1978 doing a drum solo.  He started playing the drums at 18 months old on vaudeville.

Thomas Lang is an Austrian drummer who did this drum solo in 2002.

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