Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa

Eugene Bertram "Gene" Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an American jazz and big band drummer and composer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style.

Read more about Gene Krupa:  Biography, The Krupa-Rich 'drum Battles', Legacy, Discography, Compositions

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The Gene Krupa Story
... The Gene Krupa Story (also known as Drum Crazy) is a 1959 biopic of American drummer and bandleader Gene Krupa ... The conflict in the film centers on Krupa's rise to success and his corresponding use of marijuana ...
Gene Krupa - Compositions
... Gene Krupa wrote or co-wrote the following songs "Some Like It Hot" (1939) with Frank Loesser and Remo Biondi, "Disc Jockey Jump" with Gerry Mulligan, "Manhattan Transfer" with Elton Hill, "Drum ...
Lenny Hambro - Career - The Early Years - 1942 - 1954
18 years of age, Hambro auditioned for an empty seat in Gene Krupa's band ... Although initially skeptical, Krupa and trumpeter Roy Eldridge were impressed and called Hambro at home the next day to tell him that he had secured the job and to schedule him for ... In 1947, he played with Bobby Byrne before rejoining Gene Krupa as lead alto sax and featured jazz soloist through 1950 ...
Chronological Classics Complete Discography - 1300 - 1399
1316 Mildred Bailey 1943-45 1317 Django Reinhardt 1947-51 1318 Charlie Barnet 1319 ... Gene Krupa 1947-49 1320 Duke Ellington 1321 ... Dizzy Gillespie 1952. 1328 ... Ella Fitzgerald 1329 ... Gene Ammons 1949-50 1330 Artie Shaw 1945-46 1331 Frankie Trumbauer 1936-46 1332 Red Nichols 1333 ... Helen Humes 1948-50 1334. 1367 ... Gene Ammons 1950-51 1368 Artie Shaw 1946-50 1369 Red Nichols 1929-30 1370 Erroll Garner 1952-53 1371 Georgie Auld 1946-51 1372 Don Byas 1373 ... Bud Powell 1951-53 1374 ...
Lenny Hambro - Discography
... Classics in Jazz Trumpet Stylists (1952 Capitol) Various Artists Gene Krupa (1952 Clef) Gene Krupa (not released) Gene Krupa Plays the Classics (1952 Verve) Gene Krupa (not released ... The New Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed by Ray McKinley Gene Krupa Drummin' Man (1963 Columbia) Gene Krupa and various artists Inolvidables (1967 Verve) Miguelito ... Flute) Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra - 1948 / Gene Krupa and His Orchestra - 1949 (1995 Forlane) Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa and their orchestras Ritmo ...