Gene Krupa: Jazz Legend

Gene Krupa: Jazz Legend

Director: Glenn Mangel Cast: Sid Catlett, Roy Eldridge, Benny Goodman


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Gene Krupa: Jazz Legend

This PBS documentary features jazz legend Gene Krupa playing on the drums with many of the great names in music. Archival film clips capture Krupa at his best accompanying other jazz greats such as Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, and Benny Goodman. Interviews with family, friends, and colleagues give the viewer insight into the man behind the drums. The program culminates with the historic battle of the drums between Krupa and fellow musician Buddy Rich.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2004
UPC: 0654979063544
Original Release: 1993
Source: Warner Brothers Pub.
Region Code: 0
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 1:30:00

Special Features

Performance selection; Six vintage video clips; Eight classic audio tracks; Printable drum charts; Additional product previews; Internet connectivity

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Big Noise From Winnetka [3:59]
2. Sing Sing Sing With the Benny Goodman Orchestra [1:32]
3. Avalon With the Benny Goodman Trio [2:11]
4. Leave Us Leap [1:08]
5. Opus #145 [3:35]
6. Up an Atom [5:02]
7. Sal Mineo and The Gene Krupa Story [2:11]
8. I'm a Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas With the Benny Goodman Quartet [1:47]
9. Drum Battle With Buddy Rich [1:03]
1. Performance Only [3:59]
2. Krupa Vintage Video Footage: Flyin' Home [2:11]
3. Krupa Vintage Video Footage: Nice Work if You can Get It [3:35]
4. Krupa Vintage Video Footage: Follow That Music [2:11]
5. Krupa Vintage Video Footage: Avalon [1:03]
6. Krupa Vintage Video Footage: Melody in F [1:38]
7. Krupa Vintage Video Footage: Big Noise From Winnetka [1:22]

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