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The Drum Battle. Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. Live JATP
A great example of the Gene Krupa trio, not too much of this era available and the bonus of the Krupa/Rich battle and the full band for the last song. A must buy for Krupa fans.
THE DRUM BATTLE..Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich at JATP
This is one album every drummer / jazz fan must have! Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich on the same stage with some of the best know jazz men & women, of the era (Duke Ellington, Benny Carter, Roy Eldridge, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, to name a few.) The original was recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York, on September 13th, 1952. Every track is a masterpiece, Gene plays one of his biggest hits, Drum Boogie. Gene & Buddy battle on: The Drum Battle, Ella Fitzgerald sings on: PERDIDO, and with the other tracks, Idaho, Sophisticated Lady & Flying Home, this really is essential listening. 10/10