Louie Bellson

    Louie Bellson

    • Louie Bellson
    Louie Bellson

    Louie Bellson

    • Louie Bellson

    Louie Bellson

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    Fascinating RhythmLouie Bellson
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    Percussionistically SpeakingLouie Bellson
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    For Europeans OnlyLouie Bellson
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    It's Those Magical Drums In YouLouie Bellson
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    Chicago Suite 4 - Lake Shore DriveLouie Bellson

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        One of the great drummers of all time (and one of the few whose name can be said in the same sentence with Buddy Rich), Louie Bellson has the rare ability to continually hold one's interest throughout a 15-minute solo. He became famous in the 1950s for using two bass drums simultaneously, but Bellson was never a gimmicky or overly bombastic player. In addition to being able to drive a big band to exciting effect, Bellson can play very quietly with a trio and sound quite satisfie... Read more

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