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Happy Birthday to a Legendary Percussionist January 15 marks the birthday of one of the greatest drummers of all time: Gene Krupa. Born in Chicago in 1909, Krupa had been groomed for the priesthood by his parents, but decided to go his...
08-01-2013 01-02-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Gene Krupa Birthday Music Library Benny Goodman, big band, drummers, Gene Krupa, jazz, KISS, Martin Scorsese, Neal Peart, Peter Criss, Rush, Taxi Driver, World War II jwalsh
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It’s All About Armstrong at Queens Library…This Weekend and Always! Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz musician and longtime resident of Corona, Queens, bequeathed a huge legacy to the world, with much of it right at our fingertips, right here in our borough! This...
17-01-2013 09-07-2012 No prodadmin 0

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Louis Armstrong Music Library free concert, jazz, Lincoln Center, Louis Armstrong, Music Mary Kearl
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