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Bellson Legacy Website Makes Transition to new WebHost

Jan 31, 2020, Louie Bellson Legacy Website says farewell to HostBaby, (who's closing down),

and hello to our new webhost, BandZoogle.  Welcome!

(Note: Former url louiebellson.info is now fully updated to louiebellson.COM.)

 

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New Bellson Video Just Released!

 

 

New Video Acclaims Louie Bellson

latest addition to the

"Heart of the Story w/Gary Metivier" Series

produced by

Associated Press & Emmy award-winning journalist Gary Metivier

World's Best Drummer:

Bellson Beats, The Heart of the Story

 

 

Comments, please!

    Let us…

Mrs. B gets "Key to City" at Bellson Music Concert

 
Mrs. B had a wonderful trip to the

Sterling Municipal Band Spring Concert of Bellson Music

featuring Guest artist Josh Duffee

Wed May 1, 2019    Sterling, Illinois

 

 

 

Mayor Lee presents Duffee and Mrs. B with "Keys to the City" of…

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Address Update - 2019

Announcing a new postal address for

Percussion Power, Louie Bellson Legacy and M.U.S.I.C. Publishing Co.

See CONTACT page.

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Commemorative Issue fetes Louie Bellson, et. al.

Drumhead Magazine honors

Elvin, Louie, Mitch, Papa Jo

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Drumhead Legends, vol. 3
Special Commemorative Issue

Elvin Jones • Louie Bellson • Mitch Mitchell • Papa Jo Jones 

Their Story
Their Impact
Their Legacy
Their Gear

Untold Stories! Unpublished Photos!

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DRUM COFFEE SHOP with Bellson blend!

Thanks to Bellson fan J.Wheeler, we were recently made aware that:
(Fitz & The Tantrums) Drummer John Wicks and his wife Jenna created this Italian-inspired, espresso bar and bakery with an online presence as well.  DRUM COFFEE has a star-driven…

Mrs. B @ Computer History Museum, Silicon Valley

From STEM to STEAM: How an Engineer Wrote a Play

Screening of the science film Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie.

Marie Curie (left) and Susan Marie Frontczak as Marie Curie (right)

The film was followed by…

Mrs. B Speaks at M.I.T. (her alma-mater)

 

 

 

At the screening of a new film “Humanity Needs Dreamers – A Visit with Marie Curie” Mrs. B had been asked to enhance the event with her presentation “Achievement Against the Odds” wherein she related her own beginnings of becoming…

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Bellson Birthday Quiz

How’s your *BQ?

*Bellson Quotient

Primary

You’ll find answers to these easy facts (birth, awards, etc.) on the Bio & Beyond Page.

City of birth?  City of teen yrs?
Notable Invention while in High School?
Nationwide competition that springboarded him…

Memorial Day Remembrances

Memorial Day Remembrances

Josh Duffee & son Chauncey visit the Louie Bellson Memorial in Moline, Illinois.

  

A loyal Bellson admirer and proponent of music heritage, Duffee played a vintage field snare drum at the dedication of the Monument in May…

Moline Heritage Walking Tour - Bellson Demo

Moline Heritage Walking Tour incls. Bellson Music Co.

May 14, at the exact location of the former Bellson Music Co., 1711 5th Ave., Moline Illinois.

Here, during the tour, local musician Josh Duffee gave demonstrations on the work of…

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