Michael Jefry Stevens

Rick Dilling and Time Check

The band:

Rick Dilling and Time Check

Drummer Rick Dilling has performed with such notable jazz artist as Clark Terry, Herb Ellis, Phil Woods, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Nelson Riddle Orchestra among others. Residing in western NC, Rick is a member of the Todd Wright Quartet, the Wendy Jones Quartet, the Michael Jefery Steven Trio , the Asheville Jazz Orchestra and works freelance in the western NC and SC region. He has been a member of the jazz faculty at Appalachian State University for over 30 years.

Two years ago Rick assembled an “all star” big band to perform the music of his drumming idol , Buddy Rich. ” a long time dream of mine to play these charts that change my musical life when I was 12 years old “. 

Rick Dilling and Time Check

About Rick Dilling and Time Check


 Asheville's all star big band led by master drummer Rick Dilling!

Time Check performs primarily the big band music of the Buddy Rich Band.


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Selected videos

Rick Dilling "Time Check" Groovin Hard

Rick Dilling "Time Check" Teaser

Rick Dilling "Time Check" Dancin' Man

Rick Dilling "Time Check" In a Mellow Tone

Rick Dilling "Time Check" Nutville