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Gene Krupa Obituaries

SKF NOTE: Going through some of my music newspaper clippings file folders. Found these two Gene Krupa obituaries from New York newspapers The New York Times and Newsday. I remember this day very well. I was age 22. Sixteen years … Continue reading

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Bomba: Culture Beats Through His Heart, Like a Drum

A Beat Calls Puerto Ricans to Their African Roots JUNE 7, 2015 By DAVID GONZALEZ Jose Ortiz…straddled his drum and played. This was not a performance. It was life. [T]his instrument…had transformed him into Dr. Drum, a man on a … Continue reading

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