Krupa and Rich

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Krupa and Rich
Studio album by
Recorded1 November 1955
ProducerNorman Granz
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Krupa and Rich is a 1956 studio album by jazz drummers Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich on Norman Granz' Clef Records label. Krupa and Rich play on two different tracks each and play together only on "Bernie's Tune". Krupa and Rich would record again for Verve Records, their album Burnin' Beat was released in 1962.

A 1994 CD re-issue from Verve included two additional Buddy Rich bonus tracks.[2]

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "Buddy's Blues" (Buddy Rich) – 10:27
  2. "Bernie's Tune" (Bernie Miller, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 13:54

LP side B

  1. "Gene's Blues" (Gene Krupa) – 7:44
  2. "Sweethearts on Parade" (Carmen Lombardo, Charles Newman) – 8:47
  3. "I Never Knew" (Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn) – 8:51

Bonus tracks on 1994 CD re-issue

  1. "Sunday" (Chester Conn, Benny Krueger, Nathan "Ned" Miller, Jule Styne) – 11:06
  2. "The Monster" (Harry "Sweets" Edison) – 10:48


on CD bonus tracks:


  • Clef MGC 684 (original LP release)
  • Verve MGV 8069, MGV 8400, V/V6 8400 (LP re-issues)
  • Verve 521643 (CD re-issue with bonus tracks)
  • Krupa and Rich (Clef MGC 684) at