Drummin' Man [Hallmark]

Drummin' Man [Hallmark]

by Gene Krupa & His OrchestraGene Krupa & His Orchestra
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Overview

This two-LP box set which came out in the 1960s (but can still be found in some collector's shops) has 32 of the best recordings by Gene Krupa's big band. All of the drummer's hits are here including "Drummin' Man," "Drum Boogie," "Bolero at the Savoy," "Let Me Off Uptown," "Rockin' Chair," "After You've Gone," "Leave Us Leap," "Body and Soul," "Opus #1" and "Disc Jockey Jump." In addition to Krupa, the stars on these often-classic swing sides include trumpeter Roy Eldridge, singer Anita O'Day, altoist Charlie Kennedy and tenorman Charlie Ventura among others. Since this was the definitive Krupa set, it is a pity that Columbia has not reissued all of the music intact on CD yet.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/08/2002
Label: Hallmark Uk
UPC: 5050457001728
catalogNumber: 5700172

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gene Krupa & His Orchestra   Primary Artist
Roy Eldridge   Vocals
Benny Goodman   Track Performer
Irene Daye   Vocals

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Roy Eldridge   Composer
Gene Krupa   Composer,Contributor
Anita O'Day   Contributor
Remo Biondi   Composer
David Franklin   Composer
Chappie Willett   Composer
Stuart Gorrell   Composer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra   Contributor
Maxwell Anderson   Composer
Donahue   Composer
Irene Days   Contributor

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