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Bill Beason

Bill Beason
Born: Jan 1, 1908 in Louisville, KY
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Biography: A Louisville native, drummer Bill Beason played with many classic jazz artists, including a long stint holding down the drum chair in the orchestra of singer Ella Fitzgerald. Beason started out in the Booker T. Washington Centre Band in his hometown, joining up with Horace Henderson's Collegians in 1924 ...Read full biography
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