Born : 6 July 1924 in Rock Falls, Illinois, USA.
Died : 14 February 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
He is credited with pioneering the use of two bass drums, a set-up he already used at the age of 15. He received the prestigious Jazz Masters Award from the US National Endowment of the Arts in 1994 and was made a “Living Legend” by the Kennedy Centre in 2007.
He was married to singer Pearl Bailey from November 1952 until her death in 1990.
- 498 Instruments & Performance
- 208 Writing & Arrangement
- 11 Featuring & Presenting
- 13 Conducting & Leading
- 7 Production
- 10 Acting, Literary & Spoken
|Various||Cottontail Various - Ellingtonia, Volume Two - The Impulse Years (Comp)||Impulse!, ABC Records||US||1974||Sell This Version|
|Louie Bellson And His Big Band*||Louie Bellson And His Big Band* - Louie Rides Again! (Album)||Percussion Power||US||1974||Sell This Version|
|Louie Bellson*||Louie Bellson* - Louie Bellson Jam (Album)||Pablo Records||Canada||1979||Sell This Version|
|The Louie Bellson Drum Explosion||The Louie Bellson Drum Explosion - Matterhorn (Album)||Pablo Records, Pablo Records||US||1979||Sell This Version|
|Louie Bellson*||Louie Bellson* - The Best Of Louie Bellson (Comp)||Pablo Records||Indonesia||1980||Sell This Version|
|The Louie Bellson Quartet||The Louie Bellson Quartet - Live At Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase (Album)||Concord Jazz||US||1988||Sell This Version|
|PERC2||Louie Bellson*, Clark Terry||Louie Bellson*, Clark Terry - Louie & Clark Expedition 2 (CD)||Percussion Power||PERC2||US||2008||Sell This Version|