Nick Rich

Nick Rich


The only grandson of drum legend Buddy Rich, Nick began playing drums at 2 years old. Nick has studied under the tutelage of Travis Barker and Dave Weckl. Nick is known for his versatility of style playing with artists like Platinum selling recording artist Ray J to Bob Weir from the Grateful Dead/RatDog. A well-known session drummer, his passion is to give back to the youth of drumming and instruct as well.

IN 3

  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Playing the 2008 Buddy Rich Memorial Concert alongside Neil Peart, John Blackwell, Terry Bozzio, Peter Erskine and Chad Smith.
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    Nature really drives my creativity. As I look around and see the beauty of this world, it inspires me to create.
  • Why do you choose Vic Firth?

    By far, the greatest drumstick ever made and that I’ve ever used!