Gene Krupa

Alyn Shipton is joined by vintage-drum expert Richard Pite to select the highlights from Krupa's many recordings. As well as his work with Benny Goodman, the programme spans Krupa's playing from the 1920s to the late 1950s, including his epic battles with Buddy Rich and his famous recordings with Anita O'Day and Roy Eldridge.

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34 minutes

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Sun 6 Jun 2010 00:00