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Buddy Rich - Class Of '78 FLAC Performer: Buddy Rich
Album: Class Of '78
Country: US
Released: 1977
Style: Big Band, Swing
Label: Century Records
Genre: Jazz
Catalog #: CRDD-1030
Size FLAC: 2461 mb.
Size MP3: 2084 mb.
Rating: 4.2/5
Votes: 091
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Gatefold Jacket, Direct-to-Disc


Arranged By [Arranger] – Mike AbeneComposed By [Composer] – Joe ZawinulSoprano Saxophone, Soloist – Steve Marcus
2Bouncin' With Bud
Arranged By [Arranger] – Frank PerowskyComposed By [Composer] – Bud PowellPiano, Soloist – Barry KeinerTenor Saxophone, Soloist – Gary Bribek
3Funk City Ola
Arranged By [Arranger] – Barry MintzerComposed By [Composer] – Barry MintzerTenor Saxophone, Soloist – Gary Bribek, Steve Marcus
Arranged By [Arranger] – Barry Keiner, Buddy RichBass, Soloist – Tommy WarringtonComposed By [Composer] – Chick CoreaDrums, Soloist – Buddy RichPiano, Soloist – Barry Keiner
5Cape Verdean Blues
Arranged By [Arranger] – Tom BorosComposed By [Composer] – Horace SilverPiano, Soloist – Barry KeinerTrumpet, Soloist – Dean Pratt


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
8TG-781Buddy Rich Class of '78 ‎(8-Trk, Album)Gryphon8TG-781US1978
GP 3602Buddy Rich Class Of '78 ‎(LP, Gat)Century Records GP 3602Japan1978
PL 25164Buddy Rich Class Of '78 ‎(LP, Album)RCAPL 25164UK1978
505 010.2Buddy Rich "The Best Band I Ever Had" ‎(CD, Album)Actual Jazz505 010.2US1993
GX 01-1111Buddy Rich Class Of '78 ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Gat)Gamma GX 01-1111Mexico1978


  • Alto Saxophone, Flute, Tenor SaxophoneAlan Gauvin
  • Artwork, GraphicsDilleen Marsh
  • Backing Band [Assisting Band]Joe DeNoia, Steve Peck
  • BassTommy Warrington
  • Bass TromboneEdward Eby
  • Cabasa, Baritone SaxophoneGreg Smith
  • Coordinator [Production]Stanley Kay
  • Engineer [Director Of Recording]Keith Grant
  • Engineer [Recording Engineer]Dick Baxter, Keith Grant
  • Executive-ProducerGlen Glancy
  • KeyboardsBarry Keiner
  • Lathe Cut By [Lathe Operator - For Century Records]Bill Lightner, Jim Stone
  • Lathe Cut By [Lathe Operator - For RCA]Jack Adelman, Mike Posner
  • Liner NotesIra Gitler
  • Photography By [Additional Photos]Steve Peck
  • Producer, Liner Notes, Photography By [Cover Photos]Norman Schwartz
  • Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, FluteChuck Wilson
  • Supervised ByGlen Glancy
  • Tenor Saxophone, CowbellGary Bribek
  • Tenor Saxophone, Soprano SaxophoneSteve Marcus
  • TromboneDale Kirkland, Matt Johnson
  • TrumpetChuck Schmidt, Danny Hayes, Dean Pratt, John Marshall


Recorded direct to disc
Recorded at RCA Studios, New York, October 1977
A presentation of Gryphon Productions, Inc.
Ⓒ Ⓟ 1977 Century Records (on inner sleeve)

Recording engineer Keith Grand by special arrangement with Olympic Sound Studios, London, England


  • Matrix / Runout (Print on label A & B): 76.23.419
  • Barcode (Runout side A etched): GADD 1030 - A - 43
  • Barcode (Runout side B etched): GADD 1030 - B - 43
  • Matrix / Runout (Dead wax A & B stamped): Manufactured in Germany


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Great American Gramophone Company
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Century Records
  • Copyright (c) – Century Records
  • Recorded At – RCA Studios, New York
  • Mastered At – Century Records