Cathy Rich, daughter of drumming icon Buddy Rich announced last week that the Buddy Rich All Star Band will be traveling to Tokyo on June 24 through the 28th to play 8 shows at the legendary Blue Note club. “This will be the first time since 1978 that my father’s band will play in Tokyo” said Rich. “My father loved playing in Japan and going there with an all star band comprised of some of the greatest musicians alive makes it extra special”.
Buddy Rich Band touring drummer and Emmy Award winner Gregg Potter will again front the band as he did in England at the 2012 Buddy Rich Memorial Concert at the London Palladium. The band is comprised of Buddy’s grandson, Nick Rich, the original drummer of Escape the Fate, Falling in Reverse, and his current band NEFU, as well as Buddy Rich Band alumni trumpet greats Chuck Findley, and Eric Miyashiro, Trombonist Alan Kaplan, and Bass superstar Tony Levin. Cathy Rich will also sing and host the evening.
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