The Gene Krupa Story [Box Set]

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All Music Guide - Campbell
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.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/1999
  • Label: Proper Box Uk
  • UPC: 604988990126
  • Catalog Number: 1
  • Sales rank: 57,091

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music (3:06)
  2. 2 Swing Is Here (2:57)
  3. 3 Grandfather's Clock (2:47)
  4. 4 I Know That You Know (2:11)
  5. 5 Fare Thee Well, Annie Laurie (2:55)
  6. 6 Wire Brush Stomp (2:15)
  7. 7 Rhythm Jazz (2:48)
  8. 8 Nagasaki (2:29)
  9. 9 Tutti-Frutti (2:25)
  10. 10 Jeepers Creepers (3:03)
  11. 11 Murdy Purdy (3:11)
  12. 12 Apurksody (2:54)
  13. 13 Do You Wanna Jump, Children? (2:35)
  14. 14 Quiet and Roll 'Em (2:55)
  15. 15 The Madam Swings It (3:03)
  16. 16 Jungle Madness (2:45)
  17. 17 Old Black Joe (2:19)
  18. 18 Sweetheart, Honey, Darlin' Dear (2:28)
  19. 19 Symphony in Riffs (2:55)
  20. 20 Drummin' Man (3:00)
  21. 21 Blue Rhythm Fantasy (5:46)
  22. 22 Boog It (3:24)
  23. 23 Tuxedo Junction (2:58)
  24. 24 No Name Jive (2:54)
  25. 25 The Sergeant Was Shy (3:08)
  26. 26 Who? (2:51)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Babe Takes a Bow (2:59)
  2. 2 Rhumboogie (2:43)
  3. 3 I Hear Music (2:57)
  4. 4 How 'Bout That Mess? (2:43)
  5. 5 Full Dress Hop (2:49)
  6. 6 Sweet Georgie Brown (2:56)
  7. 7 Deep in the Blues (3:20)
  8. 8 There'll Be Some Changes Made (3:08)
  9. 9 Drum Boogie (3:09)
  10. 10 Georgia on My Mind (2:59)
  11. 11 Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina (2:43)
  12. 12 Slow Down (3:13)
  13. 13 Green Eyes (2:38)
  14. 14 Let Me off Uptown (3:05)
  15. 15 Kick It (2:05)
  16. 16 After You've Gone (2:38)
  17. 17 Rockin' Chair (3:02)
  18. 18 Stop! The Red Light's On (3:21)
  19. 19 The Walls Keep Talking (3:13)
  20. 20 Skylark (3:09)
  21. 21 Bolero at the Savoy (2:54)
  22. 22 Thanks for the Boogie Ride (3:09)
  23. 23 Pass the Bounce (2:55)
  24. 24 Ball of Fire (3:02)
  25. 25 That's What You Think (3:15)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Knock Me a Kiss (3:01)
  2. 2 That Drummer's Band (2:57)
  3. 3 Massachusetts (3:17)
  4. 4 Murder, He Says (3:23)
  5. 5 Leave Us Leap (3:00)
  6. 6 What's This? (2:44)
  7. 7 Dark Eyes (3:24)
  8. 8 Body and Soul (3:22)
  9. 9 Stompin' at the Savoy (3:07)
  10. 10 Opus One (2:57)
  11. 11 (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight (3:15)
  12. 12 Boogie Blues (3:22)
  13. 13 Chickery Chick (2:56)
  14. 14 In the Middle of May (3:06)
  15. 15 Lover (2:52)
  16. 16 Tea for Two (2:26)
  17. 17 Harriet (2:51)
  18. 18 How High the Moon (3:19)
  19. 19 There Is No Breeze (To Cool the Flame of Love) (3:13)
  20. 20 Disc Jockey Jump (3:11)
  21. 21 Gene's Boogie (3:10)
  22. 22 Star Burst (2:59)
  23. 23 I Should Have Kept on Dreaming (3:18)
  24. 24 Calling Dr. Gillespie (3:24)
  25. 25 Up An' Atom (2:57)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Blue Moon (2:40)
  2. 2 Leave Us Leap (3:06)
  3. 3 Moontide (4:09)
  4. 4 (Back Home Again In) Indiana (3:00)
  5. 5 Begin the Beguine (3:17)
  6. 6 Me Ideal (2:38)
  7. 7 Calling Dr. Gillespie (4:39)
  8. 8 Love Is in My Heart (2:38)
  9. 9 Wire Brush Stomp (2:11)
  10. 10 I'll Never Be the Same (3:45)
  11. 11 Blue Lou (3:23)
  12. 12 The Man I Love (4:16)
  13. 13 Birdhouse (3:21)
  14. 14 10 Ritchie Drive (3:10)
  15. 15 It's up to You (2:43)
  16. 16 (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato (3:41)
  17. 17 Nobody's Sweetheart (3:09)
  18. 18 Lyonaise Potatoes and Some Pork Chops (3:26)
  19. 19 In the Moon Mist (3:42)
  20. 20 Margie (2:59)
  21. 21 Night and Day (2:20)
  22. 22 By the River Sainte Marie (3:17)
  23. 23 All by Myself (2:41)
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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
Al 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
Al 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
Al Sherman Trombone
Jerry Kruger Vocals
Horace Rollins Bass
Al 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
Al 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
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