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  1. A trip down memory lane with Charlie BrownRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Coast jazz scene, he was born in San Francisco in 1940. He realized his passion in 1948 after spending a day with Gene Krupa. Later, hanging out in nightclubs, he soaked up the jazz sounds of the great Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Max Roach. ...

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  2. Review: 'Whiplash' is powerful, yet painfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... is to become one of the great jazz drummers, having his name mentioned in the same breath with Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa. So, when he's singled out and chosen to join the top band at the school by its conductor, Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), he ...

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  3. Pa. trumpeter still going strong after 80 yearsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee and Eydie GormA . He did a live coast-to-coast broadcast with legendary drummer Gene Krupa and local bandleader (and friend) Lee Vincent at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City. Locally, he played with various groups ...

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  4. Veteran trumpeter going strong after eight decades of performingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee and Eydie GormA . He did a live coast-to-coast broadcast with legendary drummer Gene Krupa and local bandleader (and friend) Lee Vincent at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City. Locally, he played with various groups ...

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  5. Review: 'Whiplash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... drumming student. Andrew Neiman craves to be one of the jazz percussion greats, in the league of Buddy Rich or Gene Krupa. The fire under his backside, which could very well immolate his talent, arrives in the form of the fearsome studio bandleader ...

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  6. Michael Phillips: Movie review: 'Whiplash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... drumming student. Andrew Neiman craves to be one of the jazz percussion greats, in the league of Buddy Rich or Gene Krupa. The fire under his backside, which could very well immolate his talent, arrives in the form of the fearsome studio bandleader ...

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  7. Movie review: WhiplashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the point of unhealthy obsession with being the next great jazz drummer in a world that has trouble telling its Gene Krupa from its Art Blakey, if it cares at all. But that's his thing. It makes him a pain to be a father or a friend to and the way ...

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  8. Foo Fighters take a trek through Chicago's musical history on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... and it only touches upon hip-hop, jazz, and soul in a breezy "Chicago pop" montage that includes Kanye West , Gene Krupa, and Etta James . Emo was also overlooked, which is a lost opportunity to tip the hat to bassist Nate Mendel, who, prior to ...

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  9. INTERVIEW: Jazz Musician of the Day: Anita O'DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Anita O'Day's birthday today! Born Anita Belle Colton in Chicago, Illinois on October 18, 1919, O'Day got her start as a teen. She eventually changed her name to O'Day and in the late 1930's began singing in a jazz club called the Off-Beat, a popular hangout for musicians like band leader and drummer Gene Krupa.

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  10. All That Jazz #5Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... 75 years. Benny Goodman was already the "King of Swing" when he recording B&S with his trio (Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Krupa drums) in 1935: I selected this version because Goodman plays the melody fairly straight, with only minor embellishments, ...

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  11. Dazzling melodrama 'Whiplash' pits drummer Miles Teller against vicious bandleader J.K. SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... drumming student. Andrew Neiman craves to be one of the jazz percussion greats, in the league of Buddy Rich or Gene Krupa. The fire under his backside, which could very well immolate his talent, arrives in the form of the fearsome studio bandleader ...

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  12. Top 10 drummers of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... consulted crowd-ranking site ranker.com for a list of the top 10 drummers of all time. During the 1930s and '40s, Gene Krupa was a legend in the big band and swing jazz movements. One of his most famous works was Sing, Sing, Sing - where Krupa ...

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  13. Here Are The Greatest Drum Solos In The History Of MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... then going on to show us the rhythmic talents of Hop's E.B, Judge Reinhold in Vice Versa , Sal Mineo in The Gene Krupa Story , Taxi Driver's unknown street drummer, John C Reilly and Will Ferrell in Step Brothers , and Miles Teller in Whiplash too. ...

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  14. the war was in the future and lucky strike green had not gone to war yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    ... and so did movies. Rogers and Astaire, James Cagney, The Marx Bros. Artie Shaw,Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and Harry James. Wow. What a time. I would guess that most folks were working, those who still had jobs anyway, so all these ...

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  15. New York Film Fest: 'Whiplash' Continues to Drum Up Major Oscar BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... ght be the reason why so few narrative features have ever focused on drummers. (One good one that did: 1959's The Gene Krupa Story , which stars Sal Mineo as the titular jazz and big band musician .) Teller showed promise in not only Rabbit Hole ,

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  16. Entertainment BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Beach Metro Community News

    ... the kit, as the back cover of the CD features a signed photo of a young Greg Pilo with the legendary jazz drummer Gene Krupa. The Salty Dog is at 1980 Queen St. E ., and the show will run from 7 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The Toronto Beach ...

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  17. Carol Olson: Little swearing, lots of respect when kids were growing up decades agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... his band and even served a short jail sentence. Finally, Columbia Pictures came to his rescue and released "The Gene Krupa Story" in 1959, which was based on Krupa's life and starred Sal Mineo. Now it seems that almost every current celebrity has ...

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  18. Chicago: The Windy CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... one. "Jazz" was coined in Chicago in 1914. The city's musicians included band leader Benny Goodman and drummer Gene Krupa. Walt Disney was born in Chicago in 1901 and went on to study drawing at Chicago's McKinley High School and the Institute of ...

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  19. Tuning Up: music on the Island for Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Shelter Island Reporter

    I caught a bit of Joe Lauro's "Jazz in the Movies" at last week's opening of the Shelter Island Jazz Fest and I have to say my favorite clip was an absolutely crushing version of "Swing, Swing, Swing!" from the Benny Goodman Orchestra that included Harry James , Teddy Wilson , Lionel Hampton and Gene Krupa .

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  20. Tim Laushey: Drummer and bandleaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Cape Gazette

    ... marimba for the Fred Waring Orchestra. His parents had him take piano lessons for five years until he heard Gene Krupa playing drums. He has been playing them ever since. He took lessons and in high school studied with Ralph Razze and played in the ...

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