Jazz Musician of the Day: Gene Krupa

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All About Jazz is celebrating Gene Krupa's birthday today!

Gene Krupa was easily one of the most colorful personalities of the big band era. Despite his outrageous stage persona, Krupa was a serious and disciplined musician whose vision changed the role of drummer forever and who helped standardize the jazz drum kit. Eugene Bertram Krupa was born in Chicago in 1909... Read more.

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