Louie Bellson, 84; Legendary Drummer

Louie Bellson, 84; Legendary Drummer

There are 1 comment on the Hartford Courant story from Feb 17, 2009, titled Louie Bellson, 84; Legendary Drummer. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

Louie Bellson, 84, widely considered one of the world's greatest drummers, who played with Duke Ellington , Benny Goodman , Tommy Dorsey and Count Basie , died Saturday in California of complications from a hip ...

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Gabe

Edmonton, Canada

#1 Feb 18, 2009
Another great is gone! I was but a beginning drum-banger when a musician in my home town lent me an album of Bellson on which was his solo "Skin Deep". I was hooked - his control and musicianship were to be marvelled at.

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