Gene Krupa

Birthday
Jan 15, 1909

Bio:

Drummer Gene Krupa was 24 when he joined Benny Goodman's orchestra in 1933. While with Goodman, he made his first film appearance in Hollywood Hotel (1937), the highlight of which was a jam session featuring Krupa, Lionel Hampton and Teddy Wilson. Krupa formed his own band in 1938, alternating between this endeavor and performing with other bands until… More

Gene Krupa Videos

Ball Of Fire
26 seconds
The Gene Krupa Story
1 minutes 49 seconds
The Benny Goodman Story
1 minutes 40 seconds
Hollywood Hotel
2 minutes 15 seconds

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