Legendary drummer Buddy Rich interviews his good friend, "The Velvet Fog," Mel Torme on the set of "The Buddy Rich Show in 1982. This previously unseen clip is from three lost pilot episodes of "The Buddy Rich Show."
Drumming educational website, Drumchannel is raising money for the licensing fees to finally release these three previously unseen pilot tv shows on DVD. The three shows recorded in 1982 at the Statler Hotel in NYC also feature interviews, outtakes and performances from The Buddy Rich band along with jazz and big band greats Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, Woody Herman, Stan Getz and Gerry Mulligan. Check out the great perks and help us make this happen! This is a dream almost 40 years in the making!