Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs reflect their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, sound projection and cymbal colour.
Buddy Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer" and was known for his virtuoso technique, power, speed and ability to improvise. His signature sticks are based on a modified size 5A with a larger tip, neck and shoulder. Coloured white hickory sticks with a clear, natural wood tip.