Evergreen Times article, Dec 2007 â€œLouie Bellson: The beat goes onâ€ http://www.evergreentimes.com/122807/beacon.htm JazzTimes article, Nov 2007 "Louie Bellson: The Go-To Guy" by Don Heckman http://jazztimes.com/columns_and_features/table_of_contents/article_excerpts/index.cfm?article_id=18513 Christian Jazz Artists (CJA) Network Newsletter, Fall 2007 Featured Interview http://www.songsofdavid.com/CJAFall2007featuredinterview.htm Louie Bellson on the JazzWax Blog (Sept 10 & 11 entries) http://www.jazzwax.com/2007/09/louie-bellson.html In June, 2007, ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) inducted Louie Bellson, Terry Gibbs and Dave Frishberg as Living Legends at the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame ceremony, Jazz at the Lincoln Center, New York City. (see slides #1, 7, 11, 17) http://www.ascap.com/eventsawards/awards/jazzwall/2007/photos.html LETTER TO THE EDITOR, JazzTimes Magazine, Jan 23, 2007 Sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org That you failed to get the name of the album right was an oversight [â€œHighs & Lows,â€ Jan/Feb â€˜07]. Itâ€™s Soul On Top which appeared in JT [â€œReviews Vox,â€ Nov â€˜04]. But not to have mentioned that eveningâ€™s reunion with Louie Bellson (whose orchestra had played the original 1970 album) was a gross omission. After Bellsonâ€™s guest performance, Brown graciously exhorted the audience to stand in homage to Bellson. It was truly an historic and unforgettable evening for all. Francine Bellson email@example.com _______________________________________________________________
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In His Own Words
Watch Louie Bellson discuss his beloved mentor, Duke Ellington in “Reminiscing In Tempo.”
At the 1981 Bands of America Grand National Championship. Louie was featured performing with the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps and co-hosted the TV broadcast.
While giving a clinic at the Hollywood Vintage Drum Show, Bellson is pleased to be reunited with his Billy Gladstone Custom Snare Drum.
Watch Louie Bellson in this lively interview by NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants -- Oral History Program.
Hear Bellson’s 8 extensive interviews as conducted by the Smithsonian Jazz Oral History Program, a part of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Louie Bellson is interviewed by Paul Chiaravalle, President of Chiaravalle & Associates at IAJE (Int'l Assn. for Jazz Educators) re: The Rich Matteson Foundation.
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