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9 thoughts on “ Drum Boogie - Gene Krupa - Thats Drummers Band (CD)

  1. Oct 17,  · Gene Krupa, who changed the drummer in jazz bands from a timekeeper to a soloist through his flamboyant performances in Benny Goodman's orchestra in the nineteenthirties, died yesterday at his.
  2. This song collection, evidently made up of radio airchecks that are effectively out of copyright overseas, makes a good companion to Sony's Gene Krupa hits and Anita O'Day/Roy Eldridge collections. It doesn't have "Let Me Off Uptown," but it does include O'Day's extraordinary "Boogie Blues," "Bolero at the Savoy," and "Massachusetts," and performances by scat-singing star Leo Watson.
  3. May 03,  · The Benny Goodman big band playing Sing Sing Sing, featuring Gene Krupa at the end. We get the added benefit of hearing Mr. Harry James play a trumpet solo.
  4. Gene Krupa (January 15, – October 16, ) was a famous and influential American jazz and big band drummer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style. Many consider Krupa to be one of the most influential drummers of the 20th century, particularly regarding the development of the drum kit.
  5. Anthology from featuring the biggest hits by drummer Gene Krupa heading his own band in This was period directly after Krupa left the Benny Goodman orchestra and formed his own big band that included tenor saxophonist Charlie Ventura, and used arrangements from a young baritone saxophonist named Gerry Mulligan.
  6. "Drum Boogie" was cut in Chicago on 17 January by Gene Krupa (drums), Norman Murphy, Tory Halten and Rudy Novak (trumpet), Pat Virgadamo, Babe Wagner and Jay Kelliher (trombone), Mascagni Ruffo and Clint Neagley (alto saxophone), Sam Musiker and Walter Bates (tenor saxophone), Bob Kitsis (piano), Ray Biondi (guitar), Biddy Bastien (string bass) and Irene Daye (lead vocal).
  7. May 25,  · Gene Krupa's "Boiler Room" drum solo from film "Beat the Band," featuring a young Red Rodney on trumpet & Frances Langford. You can find me on Facebook at.
  8. Rising to fame with the Benny Goodman band, Gene Krupa was the first superstar drummer Gene Krupa "stole Benny [Goodman]'s thunder," says Kennith Kimery, .

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