Gene Krupa's drum solo from "Gene's Blues" from the album Gene Krupa and Buddy Richreleased November 1955.
Another transcription for Modern Drummer done back in 1998.
- Gene Krupa on Drums
- Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie on Trumpet
- Flip Phillips and Illinois Jacquet on Tenor Sax
- Oscar Peterson on Piano
- Ray Brown on Bass
- Herb Ellis on Guitar
I've always found Krupa's rhythmic displacement so unique. His choices were always so atypical. Still trying to figure him out.
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Solo starts around 05:35