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Louis Bellson

Louis Bellson

Louis Bellson

Louis Bellson has been played on NTS shows including LDLDN, with Melody For Thelma first played on 9 July 2017.

Duke Ellington called him "the world's greatest drummer," and Bellson, to this day, lives up to the description. He's a composer, arranger, bandleader, tireless jazz educator, pioneered the use of two bass drums, and in terms of the speed of his hands and feet and the wonderful, percussive "ideas" he conveys on the drums, stands next to only Buddy Rich as the total technician.

Referred to by Leonard Feather as "one of the most phenomenal drummers in history," Louie Bellson has expressed himself on the drums...

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Para Buenos Bailarines (For Good Dancers)
Louis Bellson, Walfredo De Los Reyes, Sr.
Pablo Records1978
Para Buenos Bailarines (For Good Dancers)
Louis Bellson, Walfredo De Los Reyes, Sr.Pablo Records1978
Discogs
Toledano
Louis Bellson, Lalo Schifrin
Roulette1964
Toledano
Louis Bellson, Lalo SchifrinRoulette1964
Discogs
In A Japanese Garden
Louis Bellson, Shelly Manne, Willie Bobo, Paul Humphrey
Philips1975
In A Japanese Garden
Louis Bellson, Shelly Manne, Willie Bobo, Paul HumphreyPhilips1975
Discogs
Melody For Thelma
Louis Bellson, Blue Mitchell
Original Jazz Classics, Pablo Records1994
Melody For Thelma
Louis Bellson, Blue MitchellOriginal Jazz Classics, Pablo Records1994
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