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Collector's Checklists
GENE KRUPA CDs
by Music Librarian Christopher Popa

Gene Krupa
Aero Space RACD 7117, Wire Brush Stomp
Alfred 22145, GK: The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend, 2005 •
Archives of J (Holland) 3801502 – see under “Various Artists”
Audio File DVSB450 – see under “Various Artists”
Avid (E) EMSC1069, Gene Krupa: Five Classic Albums Plus, 2012 2-CDs • 
Avid (E) EMSC1134, Gene Krupa: Second Set: Four Classic Albums, 2014 2-CDs •
Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 3511, the five pennies / The GK Story Armstrong, Nichols •
Bruce Klauber CD-R, . . . Carnegie Hall: June 29, 1973 - see under "Benny Goodman"
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Condon / McPartland Chicagoans: Live in C . . . 1969 Krupa •
Bruce Klauber Audio DVD-R, Final Goodman Quartet Reunion - see under "B Goodman"
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Gene Krupa: 1941-1947 •
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Gene Krupa Live in 1941, Disc 1 •
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Gene Krupa Live in 1941, Disc 2 •
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Gene Krupa: On the Air 1941 to 1950 •
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Gene Krupa: Rare & Live 1941-1942 •
Bruce Klauber Audio DVD-R, Gene's 1940 Jam - see under "Various Artists"
Bruce Klauber CD-R, The Incredible GK Big Band In Canada: August, 1972 •
Bruce Klauber CD-R, January 16, 1968 C Hall Party – see under “Benny Goodman”
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Krupa And Hampton, 1972 - see under "Lionel Hampton"
Bruce Klauber CD-R, Where’s Benny [ 1953 tour ] – see under “Benny Goodman”
Chiarascuro CD(D)207, gene Krupa: 1973 Live at the New School •
Circle CCD-64 – see under “Various Artists”
Circle CCD-111 – see under “Benny Goodman”
Classics (Fr) 754, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1935 – 1938, 1994 •
Classics (Fr) 767, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1938, 1994 •
Classics (Fr) 799, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1939, 1994 •
Classics (Fr) 834, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1939 – 1940, 1995 •
Classics (Fr) 859, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1940, 1995 •
Classics (Fr) 883, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1940 Vol 2, 1996 •
Classics (Fr) 917, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1940 Vol 3, 1996 •
Classics (Fr) 960, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1941, 1997 •
Classics (Fr) 1006, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1941 Vol 2, 1998 •
Classics (Fr) 1056, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1941 – 1942, 1999 •
Classics (Fr) 1096, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1942 – 1945, 1999 •
Classics (Fr) 1143, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1945, 2000 •
Classics (Fr) 1231, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1945-1946, 2002 •
Classics (Fr) 1319, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1947-1949, 2003 •
Classics (Fr) 1359, The Chronogical Gene Krupa And His Orch 1949-1951, 2004 •
Classics (Fr) 1390, The Chronological Gene Krupa 1952-1953, 2005 •
Classics (Fr) 1433, The Chronological Gene Krupa 1953-1954, 2007 •
Collectables COL-CD-7473 – see under “Various Artists”
Collectables COL-CD-7490, GK: Boogie, Ballads, and Be-Bop: The Best . . . , 2002 •
Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-155-2 – see under “Various Artists”
Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-300-2, J Desmond: The Complete Early Sides •
Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-1013-2, Gene Krupa and His Orchestra, 2001 •
Col CK 45448, R Eldridge With The GKO Feat A O’Day: "Uptown," 1990 •
Col / Legacy C5K 61432 – see under “Various Artists”
Col / Legacy CK 65625, Let Me Off Uptown!: Anita O'Day: With Gene Krupa, 1999 •
Col C2K 91490, Drummin’ Man: Gene Krupa 2-CDs •
DBK Jazz 71005, GK In Concert: The Six Star International Jazz Band, 1997 •
Dot Time Legends DT8010, The Gene Krupa Quartet: Live 1966, 2018 • 
Drive Archive DE2-42450, GK & His Orch: Let Me Off Uptown, 1996 •
Echo J EBCD 14, Gene Krupa / Buddy Rich, 1990
Forlane Intl UCD 19008 - see under "Various Artists"
Hep (E) CD 26, GK & His Orch: what’s this? ~ 1946 ~ vol 1, 1993 •
Hep (E) CD 46, GK & His Orch: it’s up to you ~ 1946 ~ vol 2, 1995 •
Hep (E) CD 51, GK & His Orch: ‘hop, skip and jump’ ~ 1946 ~ vol 3, 1996 •
Jasmine (E) JASBOX 11-4 – see under “Various Artists”
J Heritage Soc 5185106, The Drum Battle: GK and Buddy Rich At JATP
J Hour JH-1039, GK & His Orch: . . . 1946 Live!, 1994 •
J Hour JH-1044, GK & His Orch: . . . 1939-43 Broadcasts, 1995 •
J Unlimited (Den) JUCD 2021, GK and His Orch: “The Radio Years” 1940, 1995 •
Lonehill Jazz LHJ10370 – see under “Jack Teagarden”
Masters of Media (Fr) 7, Anita O’Day: Volume 1 1941 Complete Edition, 1997 •
Mosaic MD9-188 – see under “Various Artists”
Mosaic MD7-192 – see under “Harry James”
Mosaic MD7-236 – see under “Various Artists”
Mr Music MMCD-7020, GK Quartet: ‘Live’ From The London House, 2009 •
Mr Music MMCD-7038, Gene Krupa ‘live’: America’s Favorite Drummer, 2014 •
Mr Music MMCD-9001 – see under “Various Artists”
Musicmasters 65129-2 – see under “Benny Goodman”
Nostalgia Arts (Den) NOCD 3020 - see under "Various Artists"
Nostalgia Co CD-2213 – see under “Various Artists”
Proper Box (E) 1, Gene Krupa: The Gene Krupa Story 4-CDs •
Radio Archives RA082 – see under “Various Artists”
RCA Vic Gold Ser (Fr) 63881 2 – see under “Benny Goodman”
R Dig BBT10014 – see under “Various Artists”
R Dig BBT100017 – see under “Benny Goodman”
R Dig BBT100019 – see under “Various Artists”
R Dig S210B – see under “Various Artists”
Request Records 3-8005, Live Jazz From Club 15: Getz / GK / M Ferguson, 2006 •
RST Records (Austria) JUBCD 1015-2 – see under “Various Artists”
Sony Music Spec Prod A 28436 – see under “Various Artists”
Soundcraft SC-5005 – see under “Bunny Berigan”
Soundcraft SC-5011, GK quartet: Live from The Inn Club Chicago . . . 1957, 2001 •
Soundcraft SC-8003, GK & His Orch Feat Anita O’Day & Roy Eldridge •
Sounds of YesterYear (E) DSOY611, His Orch And The J Trio With A O’Day, 2002 •
Sounds of YesterYear (E) DSOY628, The GK Quartet: The Big Noise From Winnetka
Sounds of YesterYear (E) DSOY659, GK And His Orch: Linger Awhile  plays DSOY628 •
Sounds of YesterYear (E) DSOY831 – see under “Benny Goodman”
Sounds of YesterYear (E) DSOY838, Guard Sessions: T Bennett and GK Quartet •
Time-Life A-17587, Big Bands: Gene Krupa, 1992 •
Time-Life R139-39 – see under “Various Artists”
Time-Life TCD-0023 – see under “Various Artists”
V-Disc, V-Disc: A Musical Contribution By America’s Best . . . Gene Krupa, 1998 •
Verve 314 521 643-2, Krupa And Rich, 1994 •
Verve 314 559 810-2, The Drum Battle: GK and Buddy Rich At JATP, 1999 •
Verve 827 843-2, drummer man: Gene Krupa Big Band Eldridge •
Verve B0002022-02, GK Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements, 2005 •
Verve (J) POCJ-2759, Big Noise From Winnetka: GK at the London House, 1999 •
Vintage J Classics VJC1047, gk and the band that swings with strings: leave us leap •
Viper’s Nest VN-163 – see under “Various Artists”

Gene Krupa Orchestra directed by Michael Berkowitz
Michael Berkowitz CD-R, Final 8/7/06 •
Sea Breeze SBJ-2143, Live from Washington, DC: Thinking of Gene, 2007 •

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