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Gene Kurpa: Drummer Man

Friday, 13 January 2017 10:34

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To fully appreciate the power and bop of Gene Krupa's band and his drumming in 1947, I thought the full short of Drummer Man would do the trick. It features Carolyn Grey on vocal, Tommy Lucas on alto sax, Bill Baker on piano and one heck of a trumpet section that likely featured John Bello, Ray Triscari, Gordon Boswell and Dick Dale...

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