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Gene Krupa

This week In Jazz Legends 24

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Miles […]

We remember Gene Krupa. ‘Be-Bop-A-Krupa’

This day (October 16, 1973), in Yonkers, New York, died Gene Krupa, an American jazz and big band drummer. Digest Tracklist : Big Noise From Winnetka (1967) . w/ Papa Joe Jones – Documentary . w/ Buddy Rich – Drum Battle (1966) . Lover & Leave Us Leap . w/ Anita O’Day – Let Me […]

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel…

Benny Goodman’s ‘Together Again!’ is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA. Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) – 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 03:55 . 3.I’Ve Found A […]

On TV today, Louis, Dizzy et al at ‘Timex Jazz’ (1959)

January 7, 1959 – you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Barbara Dane, Dakota Staton, Gene Krupa among others at the “Timex All-Star Jazz Show” on CBS hosted by Jackie Gleason

On TV today, the Orignal Benny Goodman Quartet (1972)

October 23, 1972 – The Orginal Benny Goodman Quartet – that is Benny Goodman (cl), Lionel Hampton (vb), Gene Krupa (d), Teddy Wilson (p) and George Duvivier (b)- performs for the first time on television at Philharmonic Hall, Lincoin Center in New York City

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus‘s composition ‘Goodbye Pork Pie Hat’, we have mixed 18 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Charles Mingus‘. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

(The Colours Of) Angel eyes

From ‘Angel Eyes’ to ‘Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz with a bit of Soul, Latin and Manouche‘ tunes around the theme of ‘ Colors Of The Eyes‘. It has Laura Fygi, Quinteto Real, Gene Krupa, Mad Manoush and many more.

How Do You Feel Today?

From ‘Feelin’ Alright’ to ‘You make me feel so young’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz & Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Feelings‘. It has Alberta Hunter, Carol Duboc, Marian Anderson, Mongo Santamaria and many more.

Let’s Go Green

From ‘On Green Dolphin Street’ to ‘Blue in green’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Green‘. It has Tom Jones, Bryon Lee And The Dragonaires, Jazz Jamaica, Sonny Rollins and many more.

Jive Talking

From ‘I Want To Rock’ to ‘Dont jive me’, we have mixed 18 ‘Swing Music‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Jive‘. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Jazz Dreamers

From ‘Dream Gypsy’ to ‘Street Of Dreams’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz With a Bit Of Pop‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dream‘. It has Les Baxter, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans & Jim Hall and many more.