Buddy Hinds Band
Saturday 8th Apr, 2017
Pizza Plant Italian Pub - Transit Road7770 Transit Road Williamsville, NY 14221
In a career that spans 50 years, Buddy has been the drummer in an astonishing 95 bands - 20 years of which he has been the leader of his own band. He has in the past played on the Love Boat "Grand Princess" through out the Caribbean, and toured Costa Rica for a month.
Buddy played in the group Four Um who in 1972 released the Jazz Funk album "Just Us", which is now very sought after. The album was engineered by Wes Owen, who has engineered the likes of John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band on the Concert for Bangladesh album. The song "Let's Make It One World" off the album was played at President Nixon's inauguration. Currently a sealed copy of album has been found on Ebay selling for upwards of $399, while CD's have been found for a more modest $60.
As an international recording artist, Buddy's music has been played world wide. He has opened for the likes of The Marshall Tucker Band, Delbert McClinton, Luther Allison, and Coco Montoya.
Buddy has also won various awards including the Blues Beat Magazine's "Drummer of the Year" award in 2001.