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Gene Krupa

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  • Opening song

    • arnie watson
    • 2008-11-04

    Its driving me crazy. What is the name of the song that has the phrase chili con carne. I don't know if anyone out there can tell me Thanks Arnie

  • Gene Krupa, A Profound Talent.

    • David Wilkes, Ph.D.
    • 2008-10-13

    Gene Krupa was the number one Jazz drummer during the Swing Era. He organized all he had learned from those he openly admired and presented to the public a unique drumming style. He actually defined the role of the drummer in American music and became the first drummer to become a true celebrity. While he had a sense of excellent showmanship, this never stopped his musicianship. Never satisfied with himself, he studied until shortly before his death at age 64. I had the chance to meet and converse with this man and I can tell you he was one of the brightest, and nicest, people you could ever know.

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