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1947-1949


Date: January 22, 1947
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Charlie Kennedy, Harry Terrill (as), Mitch Melnick, Buddy Wise (ts), Jack Schwartz (bar), Ed Badgley, Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari (t), Clay Harvey, Emil Manazec, Dick Taylor, Jack Zimmerman (tb), Bob Lesher (g), Buddy Neal (p), Bob Strahl (b), Joe Dale, Gene Krupa (d), Carolyn Grey (v)

CO-37307-1B Old Devil Moon
(Lane, Harburg)
Columbia 78 10″: 37270 — Same Old Blues/Old Devil Moon
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-227 — In Disco Order Volume 19
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-37308-1 Same Old Blues
(Green, Bloom)
Columbia 78 10″: 37270 — Same Old Blues/Old Devil Moon
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-227 — In Disco Order Volume 19
CO-37309-1
[alternate]
Disc Jockey Jump
(Mulligan, Krupa)
Columbia Legacy CD: CK-65678 — Mullenium (1998)
CO-37309-2
[alternate]
Disc Jockey Jump
(Mulligan, Krupa)
Columbia LP 12″: CJ-40972 — The Bebop Era (1987)
Gerry Mulligan Columbia CD: CK-40972 — The Bebop Era
CO-37309-2D Disc Jockey Jump
(Mulligan, Krupa)
Columbia 78 10″: 37589 — Disc Jockey-Jump/Gene’s Boogie (1947)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1616 — Spotlite (1952)
Columbia 45 7″: 4-50052 — Disc Jockey Jump/Opus No. 1 (1954)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1996 — Gerry Mulligan Arrangements (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-753 — Gene Krupa (1955)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7238 — Great Bands! (1960)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia LP 12″: JCL-753 — Gene Krupa (1973)
Columbia 45 7″: 13-33294 — Disc Jockey Jump/Opus One (1975)
Joker LP 12″: SM-3616 — Gene Krupa
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-227 — In Disco Order Volume 19
Columbia LP 12″: JC-34803 — Gerry Mulligan The Arranger (1977)
Columbia Legacy CD: CK-65678 — Mullenium (1998)
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-37310-1A By The River Sainte Marie
(Warren, Leslie)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-344 — By The River Sainte Marie/Watch Out! (Whatcha Tryin’ To Do) (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38590 — By The River Sainte Marie/Watch Out! (Whatcha Tryin’ To Do) (1949)
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-227 — In Disco Order Volume 19

Date: February 3, 1947
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA
Label: Capitol

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Charlie Kennedy, Harry Terrill (as), Mitch Melnick, Buddy Wise (ts), Jack Schwartz (bar), Ed Badgley, Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari (t), Clay Harvey, Emil Manazec, Dick Taylor, Jack Zimmerman (tb), Bob Lesher (g), Buddy Neal (p), Bob Strahl (b), Joe Dale, Gene Krupa (d), Tom Berry, Carolyn Grey (v)

ET-2201-3 Old Devil Moon – vCG
(Lane, Harburg)
 
ET-2202-1 It Might Have Been a Different Story – vTB
(Meskill, Monaco, Klages)
 
ET-2203-3 You Be You (But Let Me Be Me) – vCG
(Ellis)
 
ET-2204-1 All By Myself
(Berlin)
First Time Records LP 12″: FTR-1512 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1946-1947)
ET-2205-2 Dreams Are A Dime A Dozen – vTB
(McCarthy, Cavanaugh, Mysels)
 
ET-2207-2 It’s A Good Day – vCG
(Barbour, Lee)
 
ET-2210-2 Yes, Yes, Honey (You’ve Got Me Eatin’ Right Out Of Your Hand) – vCG
(Shannon, Patterson)
 
ET-2212-2 Same Old Blues – vCG
(Green, Bloom)
 

All titles also on:
Capitol Transcriptions LP 16″: A-41/A-44 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1947)
Mosaic CD: MD7-192 — The Complete Capitol Recordings of Gene Krupa & Harry James (1999)


Date: February 4, 1947
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA
Label: Capitol

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Charlie Kennedy, Harry Terrill (as), Mitch Melnick, Buddy Wise (ts), Jack Schwartz (bar), Ed Badgley, Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari (t), Clay Harvey, Emil Manazec, Dick Taylor, Jack Zimmerman (tb), Bob Lesher (g), Buddy Neal (p), Bob Strahl (b), Joe Dale, Gene Krupa (d), Tom Berry, Carolyn Grey (v)

ET-1994-3 By The River Sainte Marie
(Warren, Leslie)
Sounds Of Swing LP 12″: LP-114 — That Drummer’s Band
ET-1996-3 Margie
(Davis, Conrad, Robinson)
 
ET-1998-2 Night And Day – vTB
(Porter)
 
ET-2000-2 She’s Funny That Way – vCG
(Daniels, Whiting)
 
ET-2001-3 Dear Old Southland
(Creamer, Layton)
 
ET 2002-3 Duke Ellington Medley:
Mood Indigo
(Ellington, Bigard, Mills)

Prelude To A Kiss
(Ellington, Gordon, Mills)

Solitude
(Ellington, DeLange, Mills)

In A Sentimental Mood
(Ellington, Mills, Kurtz)

Sophisticated Lady
(Ellington, Parish, Mills)

First Time Records LP 12″: FTR-1512 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1946-1947)

All titles also on:
Capitol Transcriptions LP 16″: B-235/B-236 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1946)
Mosaic CD: MD7-192 — The Complete Capitol Recordings of Gene Krupa & Harry James (1999)


Date: February 5, 1947
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Charlie Kennedy, Sam Marowitz (as), Mitch Melnick, Buddy Wise (ts), Jack Schwartz (bar), Ed Badgley, Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari (t), Clay Harvey, Emil Manazec, Dick Taylor, Jack Zimmerman (tb), Bob Lesher (g), Buddy Neal (p), Bob Strahl (b), Joe Dale (d), Gene Krupa (d, v), Tom Berry, Carolyn Grey, George Williams (v)

CO-37352-1 Dreams Are A Dime A Dozen – vTB
(McCarthy, Cavanaugh, Mysels)
Columbia 78 10″: 37354 — Yes, Yes, Honey (You’ve Got Me Eatin’ Right Out Of Your Hand)/Dreams Are A Dime A Dozen (1947)
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-227 — In Disco Order Volume 19
CO-37353-1 Yes, Yes, Honey
(You’ve Got Me Eatin’ Right Out Of Your Hand)
– vCG
(Shannon, Patterson)
Columbia 78 10″: 37354 — Yes, Yes, Honey (You’ve Got Me Eatin’ Right Out Of Your Hand)/Dreams Are A Dime A Dozen (1947)
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-227 — In Disco Order Volume 19
CO-37354-1A Gene’s Boogie – vCG, GK, GW
(Ellis, Williams)
Columbia 78 10″: 37589 — Disc Jockey-Jump/Gene’s Boogie (1947)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1616 — Spotlite (1952)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7252 — The Gene Krupa Story In Music (1960)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Joker LP 12″: SM-3616 — Gene Krupa
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-235 — In Disco Order Volume 20
Murray Hill/CSP LP 12″: M-61358 — Boogie Woogie (1983)
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-37355-1 Star Burst (Theme Song) – vTB
(Finckel)
Columbia 78 10″: 37539 — Star Burst (Theme Song) /Sunrise Serenade (Theme Song) [Frankie Carle Orchestra]
Columbia 45 7″: B-140 — Theme Songs – Volume II
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: XTV-68511/2 — Dance To The Themes Of The Greatest Bands
Columbia 78 10″: C-140 — Theme Songs – Volume II (1947)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-6016 — Theme Songs (1948)
Columbia 45 7″: 4-37539 — Star Burst (Theme Song) /Sunrise Serenade (Theme Song) [Frankie Carle Orchestra] (1952)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7153 — Theme Songs Of Great Name Bands (1959)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7336 — Theme Songs of the Great Bands: Volume One (1965)
Columbia 45 7″: 13-33313 — Star Burst/Drummin’ Man (1975)
Joker LP 12″: SM-3616 — Gene Krupa
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-235 — In Disco Order Volume 20
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14954 — Big Band Bash (1979)


Date: June 19, 1947
Location: Hollywood, CA
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Charlie Kennedy, Tommy Lucas (as), Mitch Melnick, Buddy Wise (ts), larry Patton (bar), John Bello, Gordon Boswell, Dick Dale, Ray Triscari (t), Urbie Green, Emil Manazec, Dick Taylor, Jack Zimmerman (tb), Bob Lesher (g), Bill Baker (p), Bob Strahl (b), Gene Krupa (d, v), Delores Hawkins, Buddy Hughes (v)

HCO-2462-1N I’ll Never Make The Same Mistake Again – vBH
(Magidson, Oakland, Berle)
Columbia 78 10″: 37875 — Fun And Fancy Free/I’ll Never Make The Same Mistake Again (1947)
HCO-2463-1N Fun And Fancy Free – vBH
(Benjamin, Weiss)
Columbia 78 10″: 37875 — Fun And Fancy Free/I’ll Never Make The Same Mistake Again (1947)
HCO-2464-1N Please Don’t Play Number Six Tonight – vDH, BH, GK
(Worth, Gansz)
Columbia 78 10″: 37968 — I May Be Wrong (But I Think You’re Wonderful)/Please Don’t Play Number Six Tonight (1948)
HCO-2465-1N I May Be Wrong (But I Think You’re Wonderful)
(Ruskin, Sullivan)
Columbia 78 10″: 37968 — I May Be Wrong (But I Think You’re Wonderful)/Please Don’t Play Number Six Tonight (1948)

All titles also on:
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-235 — In Disco Order Volume 20


Date: December 29, 1947
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (as), Mitch Melnick, Buddy Wise (ts), Bob Morton (bar), Gordon Boswell, Buddy Colaneri, Don Fagerquist, Ed Shedowski (t), Bob Fitzpatrick, Urbie Green, Emil Manazec, Jack Zimmerman (tb), Bob Lesher (g), Teddy Napoleon (p), Pete Ruggerio (b), Gene Krupa (d), Delores Hawkins, Buddy Hughes (v)

CO-38659-1B Teach Me, Teach Me, Baby – vDH
(Brodsky, Tepper)
Columbia 78 10″: 38141 — Teach Me, Teach Me, Baby/You Turned The Tables On Me (1948)
CO-38660-1B You Turned The Tables On Me – vDH
(Alter, Mitchell)
Columbia 78 10″: 38141 — Teach Me, Teach Me, Baby/You Turned The Tables On Me (1948)
Sounds Of Swing LP 12″: LP-114 — That Drummer’s Band
CO-38661-1A It’s Whatcha Do With Whatcha Got – vBH
(Raye, DePaul)
Columbia 78 10″: 38296 — It’s Up To You/It’s Whatcha Do With Whatcha Got (1948)
CO-38662-1 To Be Or Not To Be-Bop
(Krupa)
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-38663-1 I Should Have Kept on Dreaming
(Krupa, Williams)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-38664-1B Calling Doctor Gillespie – vDH, BH
(Finckel)
Columbia 78 10″: 38382 — Calling Doctor Gillespie/Up An Atom (1948)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Joker LP 12″: SM-3616 — Gene Krupa
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-38665-1A Up An Atom – vDH, BH
(Finckel)
Columbia 78 10″: 38382 — Calling Doctor Gillespie/Up An Atom (1948)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Joker LP 12″: SM-3616 — Gene Krupa

All titles also on:
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-235 — In Disco Order Volume 20


Date: January 26, 1949
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Lenny Hambro, Jerry Therkeld (as), Carl Friend, Buddy Wise (ts), Dale Keever (bar), John Bello, Gordon Boswell, Roy Eldridge, Don Fagerquist, Ray Triscari (t), Alan Langstaff, Frank Rehak, Walter Robertson (tb), Frank Rosolino (tb, v), Ralph Blaze (g), Joe Cohen (p), Don Simpson (b), Gene Krupa (d), Hernado Bravo, Ramon Rivera (lp), Bill Black, Delores Hawkins (v)

CO-40429-1A Bop-Boogie – vDH
(Williams)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1999 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks Vol. 1 (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-641 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks (1955)
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-235 — In Disco Order Volume 20
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown(1990)
CO-40430-1A
[alternate]
Lemon Drop – vFR
(Wallington)
Collectables CD: COL-CD-7490 — Boogie, Ballads, And Be-Bop: The Best Of The Columbia Years 1945-1949 (2002)
CO-40430-1B Lemon Drop – vFR
(Wallington)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-142 — Lemon Drop/Similau (See-Me-Lo) (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38415 — Lemon Drop/Similau (See-Me-Lo) (1949)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1616 — Spotlite (1952)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7238 — Great Bands! (1960)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Joker LP 12″: SM-3616 — Gene Krupa
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-235 — In Disco Order Volume 20
Columbia CD: CK-40972 — The Bebop Era
Columbia LP 12″: CJ-40972 — The Bebop Era (1987)
CO-40431-1B Bambina Mia – vBB
(Raleigh, Wayne, Newman)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-231 — Dear Old Southland/Bambina Mia (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38496 — Dear Old Southland/Bambina Mia (1949)
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-241 — In Disco Order Volume 21
CO-40432-1C Similau (See-Me-Lo) – vBB, FR
(Coleman, Clar)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-142 — Lemon Drop/Similau (See-Me-Lo) (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38415 — Lemon Drop/Similau (See-Me-Lo) (1949)
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-241 — In Disco Order Volume 21

Date: May 9, 1949
Location: Hollywood, CA
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Lenny Hambro, Kenny Pinson (as), Carl Friend, Buddy Wise (ts), Dale Keever (bar), John Bello, Gordon Boswell, Don Fagerquist, Ray Triscari (t), Roy Eldridge (t, v), Herb Randal, Frank Rehak, Walter Robertson, Frank Rosolino (tb), Ralph Blaze (g), Joe Cohen (p), Don Simpson (b), Gene Krupa (d), Bill Black, Delores Hawkins (v)

HCO-3750-1O The Galloping Comedians
(Kabalevsky)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-268 — The Galloping Comedians/Swiss Lullaby (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38520 — Swiss Lullaby/The Galloping Comedians (1949)
CSP LP 12″: P3-16175 — Swingin’ The Classics (1981)
HCO-3751-1N Watch Out! (Whatcha Tryin’ To Do) – vRE, DH
(Oliver, Jacobs)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-344 — Watch Out! (Whatcha Tryin’ To Do)/By The River Sainte Marie (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38590 — By The River Sainte Marie/Watch Out! (Whatcha Tryin’ To Do) (1949)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge ‎– The Early Years (1982)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
HCO-3752-1N Swiss Lullaby – vBB, RE, DH
(Horton, Kogen)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-268 — The Galloping Comedians/Swiss Lullaby (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38520 — Swiss Lullaby/The Galloping Comedians (1949)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge ‎– The Early Years (1982)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
HCO-3753-1N Why Fall In Love With A Stranger? – vBB
(Mason, Williams)
Columbia LP 7″: 1-388 — Why Fall In Love With A Stranger/I Want A Grown Up Man (1948)
Columbia 78 10″: 38622 — Why Fall In Love With A Stranger/I Want A Grown Up Man (1949)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)

All titles also on:
Ajaz LP 12″: AJAZ-241 — In Disco Order Volume 21


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