Video: Gavin Harrison discusses Buddy Rich

On 2 April 2012, 25 years to the day since the passing of drum legend Buddy Rich, the London Palladium played host to the Buddy Rich 25th Anniversary Memorial Concert, featuring a host of stellar drummers performing with the Buddy Rich Big Band.

We were there behind-the-scenes throughout the day to capture all the action.

In this interview Porcupine Tree's Gavin talks about his performance, why he loves Buddy and the time his father took him to see the great man peform.

In the latest issue of Rhythm, on sale now, we celebrate the drumming genius of Buddy Rich with contributions from Dave Weckl, Gavin Harrison, Ian Paice, Cathy Rich, John Blackwell and many more. For full details on the issue click here.

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Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.