Louie Bellson Original Signed Autograph Card
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Louie Bellson Original Signed Autograph Card
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Original Autograph Card, SIGNED by jazz drummer, Louie Bellson (1924 - 2009). Louis Bellson, one of the great drummers in jazz, was a child prodigy who began to play drums at the age of three and at seventeen won the Slingerland National Gene Krupa Contest over 40,000 other contestants! In his long career he starred in the orchestras of the major jazz stars of his era, including Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James and Duke Ellington, but was also a highly successful bandleader in his own right. Bellson was also a very talented arranger, composer and long-time music educator. The 3" by 5" white, light card stock is fine, with a fine, bold signature in blue ink, without loss or fading; Bellson's name is noted in pencil at the bottom right of the recto. Uncommon, original autograph of a jazz luminary in collector's condition. J1783