Louis Bellson was the stage name for Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Ballassoni. He was born in Rock Falls, Illinois on July 6, 1924 and he died February 14, 2009. He was a jazz educator, bandleader, arranger and composer. He was also a pioneer in using two bass drums which was not done before his time.
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The drumstick is turned from a single piece of wood. Commonly hickory is used and less commonly maple and oak are utilized to create drumsticks.
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