Tunes that'll knock your socks off!
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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Navigation bar (at top) - Go to pages & subpages.
Sidebar (on left) - Useful links. Displays on all pages.
Links (all site) - Nearly all title bars, photos & underlined words are clickable links to further info.
Inspirational Uses of Website for ...
Youth - history, music appreciation, term papers, theses.
Sr. Citizens - treat someone (w/o computer access) to a website visit.
Louie Bellson Big Band Library
• “Skin Deep”
• “Hawk Talks”
• “Intimacy of the Blues”
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• According to chart size/use.
• Includes repro, assembly. Shipping cost separate.
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