Tag Archives: Louis Bellson

Louis Bellson Endorses Remo PTS Drums

SKF NOTE: Remo Belli was a unique inventor of products meant to improve drummers’ lives. If is inventing was limited to the plastic drumhead — he would still be remembered as one of the music world’s greats. Along with successes, … Continue reading

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Ed Shaugnessy: Non-Stop Believer in Teaching Drumming Traditions

SKF NOTE: The¬†Who Reads Modern Drummer? ad campaign is still one of my favorite ideas. I’m glad founder/publisher Ron Spagnardi agreed. And I’m glad well-known drummers agreed. Here’s the ad campaign back story. Along with Ed Shaughnessy’s letter I’ve posted … Continue reading

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Louis Bellson’s Modern Drummer Ad and Consent Letter 1982

SKF NOTE: I came across this letter in one of my old notebooks. One of my non-writing ideas at Modern Drummer was the “Who Reads Modern Drummer?” endorsement ads. The idea was simple: A drummer gives his or her written … Continue reading

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Louie Bellson: The Finger Method of Drumming

SKF NOTE: I found this incomplete column posted awhile ago on The Great Drummers Group Facebook page. When I went back weeks later to find it again so I could credit the original poster, I could not find it. If … Continue reading

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Buddy Rich/Louis Bellson Remo Ad 1971

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