Volume 15 of the complete recordings of Gene Krupa and his Orchestra presented in chronological order [CLASSICS #1359 (1949-1951)] is scheduled for release on July 20, 2004.
This volume opens with his last session for Columbia and continues through the RCA sides of the early fifties.
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Verve to release Krupa CD
Verve Records is tentatively scheduled to release the 1958 "Gene Krupa Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements" on CD June 8, 2004.
Hopefully with this release, recorded October and November 1958, Verve will finally continue a steady issuance of the remaining unreleased Krupa Material.
Excluding titles that include Buddy Rich, this release will be only the second domestic Verve Gene Krupa CD issue -- after 1987's Drummer Man.