Louis Bellson Drum Explosion

Matterhorn

Matterhorn

  • Release Date: 25 Jun 1992
  • OJCCD-1096-2

Esteemed internationally for his pioneering use of double bass drums and phenomenal technique, Louis Bellson has also been long regarded as an accomplished composer. Bellson (b. Luigi Balassoni, 1924) contributed two important originals, "The Hawk Talks" and "Skin Deep," to the repertoire of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, in which he starred from 1951 to 1953. In the liner notes herein, Bellson acknowledges a debt to Ellington, "as is obvious by the voicings and struct… MORE

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