remo belli dies at 88; musician developed synthetic drumheads - polyester film inc
Remo Belli, a musician who pioneered synthetic drums in time to help a generation of rock and rolland-
The roller shapes their sound and then sees it as standard on the kit of various genres, dead.
Bailey, founder of Remo
Sue Kincaid, the company's advertising manager, said the 88-year-old had been treated for pneumonia at Pasadena hospital and died in April 25.
Pele, a young professional drummer in the 1950 s, supported singers Anita Odai and others when he was frustrated by the limitations of animals --
The skin drum head, depending on the weather, may wither or expand the drum head.
In 1957, he and his collaborators perfected and began selling one of the first artificial drum heads made of elastic polyester films made from various brands (including Mera) produced by DuPont.
He named the first product "King of the weather", a signal that it is durable no matter the atmospheric conditions of the performance, unlike the picky cowsskin drums.
A few years later, a 20-
When the Beatles played on the "Ed Sullivan Show", someone saw the inch Remo drumming on the Ludwig kit in Ringo Starr.
"Rock singers were quickly attracted and eventually even jazz purists began to embrace synthetic heads, the standard gear for drummers of all genres.
Belle has developed into a Remo company in a humble store in Los Angeles, Drum City.
It is now located in Valencia.
Belli and his wife Ami, a doctor, work with neurologists and educators to incorporate rhythm into health programs.
He drives drum circles and believes that drums can reduce stress, improve mood, improve creativity, and even boost the immune system.
Remo Delmo Bailey was born in Mishawaka, American University of Technology.
June 22, 1927, near South Bend.
When he was a child, he liked to listen to his uncle's polka band.
His father advised him to learn the accordion, but he chose the drum.
At the age of 16, he began playing professionally in the jazz band, when he was still in high school.
Last year, Starr's Remo drumming used on Ed Sullivan was auctioned for $2. 1 million.
Webb is a writer of The Associated Press.