For this recording, 16 of drummer Gene Krupa's big-band recordings have been gathered together with the emphasis on rarities. Irene Day and Anita O'Day have some vocals and among the soloists are tenor saxophonists Vido Musso and Sam Donahue and trumpeter Roy Eldridge (the latter on "Watch the Birdie"). Most of the music has since been reissued on CD by Classics but this collection gives one a 8/
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra - The Chronogical (Classics ) The first cd in an excellent series from France's "Classics" label. Features every recording from Gene Krupa & his Chicagoans with Benny Goodman & Israel Crosby, Gene Krupa's Swing Band with Goodman, Roy Eldredge & Chu Berry, and Gene's first Orchestra from
The first CD in the European Classics label's "complete" Gene Krupa series starts off with two all-star sessions that preceded the drummer's first dates as a big-band leader. Krupa, Benny Goodman, bassist Israel Crosby (featured on "Blues of Israel") and several sideman from Goodman's band jam four songs, and from the following year, Krupa is joined by trumpeter Roy Eldridge, tenor.
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Wire Brush Stomp – Gene Krupa And His Swing Band* I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music Written-By – Franklin* – Gene Krupa And His Swing Band* Swing Is Here Written-By – Krupa*, Berry*, Eldridge* – Gene Krupa And His Orchestra: Grandfather's Clock Arranged By – Gene Krupa Written-By – Krupa*.