The Gene Krupa Story [Box Set]

The Gene Krupa Story [Box Set]

by Gene KrupaGene Krupa


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The Gene Krupa Story is a four-CD box set anthology containing 98 tracks with a 32-page booklet. The focus is on Krupa's role as a bandleader from the late '30s through the '50s of various size ensembles that included Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, and Irene Daye, to name a few. The mid-price makes this Empire package attractive.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/14/1999
Label: Proper Box Uk
UPC: 0604988990126
catalogNumber: 1


Disc 1

  1. I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music
  2. Swing Is Here
  3. Grandfather's Clock
  4. I Know That You Know
  5. Fare Thee Well, Annie Laurie
  6. Wire Brush Stomp
  7. Rhythm Jazz
  8. Nagasaki
  9. Tutti-Frutti
  10. Jeepers Creepers
  11. Murdy Purdy
  12. Apurksody
  13. Do You Wanna Jump, Children?
  14. Quiet and Roll 'Em
  15. The Madam Swings It
  16. Jungle Madness
  17. Old Black Joe
  18. Sweetheart, Honey, Darlin' Dear
  19. Symphony in Riffs
  20. Drummin' Man
  21. Blue Rhythm Fantasy
  22. Boog It
  23. Tuxedo Junction
  24. No Name Jive
  25. The Sergeant Was Shy
  26. Who?

Disc 2

  1. The Babe Takes a Bow
  2. Rhumboogie
  3. I Hear Music
  4. How 'Bout That Mess?
  5. Full Dress Hop
  6. Sweet Georgie Brown
  7. Deep in the Blues
  8. There'll Be Some Changes Made
  9. Drum Boogie
  10. Georgia on My Mind
  11. Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina
  12. Slow Down
  13. Green Eyes
  14. Let Me off Uptown
  15. Kick It
  16. After You've Gone
  17. Rockin' Chair
  18. Stop! The Red Light's On
  19. The Walls Keep Talking
  20. Skylark
  21. Bolero at the Savoy
  22. Thanks for the Boogie Ride
  23. Pass the Bounce
  24. Ball of Fire
  25. That's What You Think

Disc 3

  1. Knock Me a Kiss
  2. That Drummer's Band
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Murder, He Says
  5. Leave Us Leap
  6. What's This?
  7. Dark Eyes
  8. Body and Soul
  9. Stompin' at the Savoy
  10. Opus One
  11. (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight
  12. Boogie Blues
  13. Chickery Chick
  14. In the Middle of May
  15. Lover
  16. Tea for Two
  17. Harriet
  18. How High the Moon
  19. There Is No Breeze (To Cool the Flame of Love)
  20. Disc Jockey Jump
  21. Gene's Boogie
  22. Star Burst
  23. I Should Have Kept on Dreaming
  24. Calling Dr. Gillespie
  25. Up An' Atom

Disc 4

  1. Blue Moon
  2. Leave Us Leap
  3. Moontide
  4. (Back Home Again In) Indiana
  5. Begin the Beguine
  6. Me Ideal
  7. Calling Dr. Gillespie
  8. Love Is in My Heart
  9. Wire Brush Stomp
  10. I'll Never Be the Same
  11. Blue Lou
  12. The Man I Love
  13. Birdhouse
  14. 10 Ritchie Drive
  15. It's up to You
  16. (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
  17. Nobody's Sweetheart
  18. Lyonaise Potatoes and Some Pork Chops
  19. In the Moon Mist
  20. Margie
  21. Night and Day
  22. By the River Sainte Marie
  23. All by Myself

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gene Krupa   Primary Artist,Drums
Chu Berry   Tenor Saxophone
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Urbie Green   Trombone
Red Rodney   Trumpet
Charlie Ventura   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Bothwell   Alto Saxophone
Warren Covington   Trombone
Sam Donahue   Tenor Saxophone
Lenny Hambro   Alto Saxophone
Vido Musso   Tenor Saxophone
Bill Hitz   Alto Saxophone
George Siravo   Alto Saxophone
Dick Taylor   Trombone
Anita O'Day   Vocals
Israel Crosby   Bass
Charlie Kennedy   Alto Saxophone
Porcino   Trumpet
Bob Ascher   Trombone
Don Fagerquist   Trumpet
Bob Fitzpatrick   Trombone
Charles Frankhauser   Trumpet
Nate Kazebier   Trumpet
Sam Marowitz   Alto Saxophone
Joe Megro   Tenor Saxophone
Sam Musiker   Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Neil   Piano
Clyde Newcombe   Bass
Floyd O'Brien   Trombone
Milt Raskin   Piano
Jerome Reisler   Violin
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Tony Russo   Trumpet
Ed Shedowski   Trumpet
Shorty Sherock   Trumpet
Bob Snyder   Alto Saxophone
Bruce Squires   Trombone
Jess Stacy   Piano
Joe Triscari   Trumpet
Ray Triscari   Trumpet
Teddy Walters   Guitar
Leo Watson   Vocals
Hy White   Guitar
Graham Young   Trumpet
Leon Cox   Trombone
Corky Cornelius   Trumpet
Edward Mihelich   Bass
Teddy Napoleon   Piano
Clint Neagley   Alto Saxophone
Mascagni Ruffo   Alto Saxophone
Julius Ehrenwerth   Cello
Walter Bates   Tenor Saxophone
Beck   Trumpet
Ray Biondi   Guitar
Gordon Boswell   Trumpet
Don Brassfield   Tenor Saxophone
John Grassi   Trombone
Torg Halten   Trumpet
Jay Kelliher   Trombone
Rex Kittig   Alto Saxophone
Norman Murphy   Trumpet
Pinky Savitt   Trumpet
Joe Springer   Piano
Harry Terrill   Alto Saxophone
Babe Wagner   Trombone
Buddy Wise   Tenor Saxophone
Irene Daye   Vocals
Murray Williams   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Musky Ruffo   Alto Saxophone
Tommy Pederson   Trombone
Buddy Bastien   Bass
Ted Blume   Violin
Buddy Colaneri   Trumpet
Tom Dicarlo   Trumpet
Tom Gonsoulin   Trumpet
Andy Pino   Tenor Saxophone
Bob Strahl   Bass
Pat Virgadamo   Trombone
Adrian Tei   Alto Saxophone
Frank Worrell   Guitar
Charles McCamish   Trombone
Carl Biesacker   Tenor Saxophone
Dave Schultze   Trumpet
Sherman   Trombone
Jerry Kruger   Vocals
Horace Rollins   Bass
Jordan   Trombone
Tony Tyler   Trombone
Sid Brown   Baritone Saxophone
Sid Brantley   Trombone
Ray Cameron   Trumpet
Jack Zimmerman   Trombone
Ben Seaman   Trombone
Bill Culley   Trombone
Joe Dale   Drums
Nick Gaglio   Trombone
Vince Hughes   Trumpet
Stuart Olson   Baritone Saxophone
Andy Parker   Trombone
Ed Yance   Guitar
Tasso Harris   Trombone
George Grossman   Viola
Francis Antonelli   Alto Saxophone
Victor Pariente   Violin
Jacob Shulman   Violin
Louis Zito   Drums
Paul Powell   Viola
Clay Hervery   Trombone
Jack Muntz   Trumpet
Bob Lesher   Guitar
Randy Bellerjean   Trombone
Tony Anelli   Trumpet
Jack Schwartz   Baritone Saxophone

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Roy Eldridge   Composer
Budd Johnson   Arranger
Gene Krupa   Arranger,Composer
Gerry Mulligan   Arranger
Claude Thornhill   Composer
Sam Donahue   Arranger
Irving Mills   Composer
Jimmy Mundy   Arranger
George Williams   Arranger
Slim Gaillard   Composer
Fred E. Ahlert   Composer
Benny Carter   Composer
Remo Biondi   Composer
Duke Ellington   Arranger
Redd Evans   Composer
David Franklin   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Nancy Hamilton   Composer
Teddy Hill   Composer
Benny Krueger   Composer
Fred Norman   Arranger
Mitchell Parish   Composer
B. Russell   Composer
Stillman   Composer
Chappie Willett   Arranger
G. Williams   Composer
Ray Biondi   Arranger
Seger Ellis   Composer
Elton Hill   Arranger
Si Schwartz   Composer
Morgan Lewis   Composer
Sunny Skylar   Composer
Arthur Shaftel   Composer
Vernier Bauer   Composer
Kay Werner   Composer
Milt Orent   Composer
Joop Visser   Producer
W. Benton Overstreet   Composer
Rob Bauer   Composer
Sue Werner   Composer
Billy Higgins   Composer
James Hanley   Composer

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