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2019 Drumhead Magazine honors Elvin, Louie, Mitch, Papa Jo
Drumhead Legends, vol. 3
Special Commemorative Issue
Elvin Jones • Louie Bellson • Mitch Mitchell • Papa Jo Jones
Untold Stories! Unpublished Photos!
Style & Analysis, Transcriptions, Recommended Listening & more.
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Order Louie Bellson, Elvin Jones, etc. coffee ONLINE!! Go to http://www.drumcoffeemt.com/
The History of Italian Americans In Jazz
"BeBop, Swing and Bella Musica -- Jazz and the Italian American Experience"
Book by Bill Dal Cerro featuring Louie Bellson et. al.
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Jazz historian Marc Myers is host of www.JazzWax.com, an excellent blog dedicated to legendary Jazz recordings.
LB Interview, pt. 1 (9/10/07)
LB Interview, pt. 2 (9/11/07)
"Louie & Clark Expedition 2" CD Review (2/14/08)
LB Obit (2/16/09)
Video: "Meet Mr. Jazz Wax - Marc Myers" (or click photo)^
Drumset: Gold Crown
Heads: Coated Ambassador
Snare: Louie Bellson Limited Edition Snare Drum
Cymbals and Sticks
Sticks: Louie Bellson Artist Series Model Drumsticks - available at our SHOP
Books, DVDs, etc. written/performed by Bellson. (click/select any icon)
Rhythm Books, Videos, Masterclasses.
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For CDs produced on Percussion Power, Bellson's independent label - Go to our CD Store page.
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Sell Bellson items to help raise funds for your group.
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VINTAGE DRUMS AND MORE ... "Crash Boom Bam"
The Favorite Site for Drum Collectors and Enthusiasts
Bellson was the first inductee into the DFJ Hall of Excellence in Feb 2007. (click photo for DFJ website)
The Virtual Drummer School (Spain) is an interactive learning system that features many great international drummers. The wide-ranging curriculum includes interactive lessons/demos, assessment tools, ethnic music focus, etc.
Big Band News compiled by music librarian Christopher Popa. "Bellson is Back" (July 2006) Illinois tour. (Click image for article.)
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Annual MLK Luncheon, vendor booth. Bellson admired & honored King by composing a Suite, 'The Magic Six,' in which he offers musical portraits of King Hussein of Jordan and Dr. Martin Luther King as well as Benny Carter, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
(left) Review of "Louie & Clark Expedition 2" by Kirk Sillsbee, June 2008, p. 81.
(right) Article on James Brown/Louie Bellson re-release of "Soul on Top". Nov 2004.
Modern Drummer Magazine
Dec 2004 issue celebrating Bellson's 80th birthday.
Classic Drummer Magazine
Fall 2005. Click pic & page down to issue #20.
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AMAZON - Louie Bellson Artist Store on Amazon
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AMAZON - CDs produced by Mrs. B on Percussion Power Label
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