kenny aronoff* gregg bissonette* john blackwell* blue man group* danny carey* andrew 'dice" clay* luis conte* miguel ferrer* steve ferrone* jimmy hopper featuring jamie borden* gladys knight* thomas lang* steven lee group featuring adam shendal* will lee* maro minnemann* nick rich* jr robinson* steve smith and buddy's buddies with steve marcus andy fusco baron browne mark soskin* dave weckl* and the buddy rich big band* more to come!
BUDDY RICH MUSIC FEST/EXPO '04
las vegas, nevada the entertainment capital of the world, and the fastest growing city in the united states with over a million people and growing!
the venue for this spectacular event is the brand new state of the art 10,000 seat orleans arena which will house the expo, clinics and concert all under one roof!
Orleans Arena ? Las Vegas, NV
4/4/04 - (Tickets for the event will go on sale the first week in January)
after a five year absence the BR music fest/expo is back with a vengeance. this event promises to be the biggest and best EVER! The life of this project far exceeds all one off events with the addition of a streaming webcast, DVD, broadcast on channel 35, vh1 save the music, lotus broadcasting, radio and tv spots, and international print ads.
See you there!
In other news:
We are currently working with the BBC and Hudson Music to bring you a 90 minute compilation DVD of Buddy's appearances on various programs in the UK. It will be released in the Fall of 2004.
Coming in January of 2004 will be the DVD and CD version of the "live" in Montreal concert
You will now be now able to purchase the Channel One Suite DVD from the BR.com store, just click on the link and go crazy! Also, check out the very cool microsite to see clips from the DVD!
Our best wishes go out to our friend Simon Phillips for a speedy recovery!
Congratulations to Neil Peart on his new deal with Sabian cymbals...the big preview will take place at NAMM '04 in January.
The new BR Drums coming soon with Nick Rich as the first endorsee...they will hopefully be ready for preview at the 4/4/04 event! Nick is currently studying with drumming great Dave Weckl. We are in discussions with Dave to be the featured artist at the inaugural Buddy Rich Drum Camp this summer is Las Vegas. Much more on this later!
Look for the official press release from Miramax announcing the movie in the next couple of weeks....at long last!
That's it for now, have a healthy and happy holiday.