San Jose Jazz Festival
August 8, 2009
Memorial Tribute to Louie Bellson by The Musician's Warehouse Big Band at the AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival in the San Jose Repertory Theatre. The TMS band is seen here performing: "The Intimacy of the Blues".
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Louie Bellson had performed frequently with The Musician's Warehouse Big Band, under the directorship of Terry Loose, also a drummer.
Here Bellson is shown with the band at an earlier San Jose Jazz Festival (2006).
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Memorial Service at Bellson's Church
June 29, 2009
Memorial Tribute program performed by The Musician's Warehouse Big Band in collaboration with the combined choirs of Emmanuel Baptist Church, San Jose, Calif.
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Louie was a faithful member of Emmanuel where he was baptized and married Mrs. B. He played there frequently, including presenting his "Sacred Music" Concert at EBC, 3/1/02.