Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton

Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Along with Red Norvo, Hampton was one of the first jazz vibraphone players. Hampton ranks among the great names in jazz history, having worked with a who's who of jazz musicians, from Benny Goodman and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker and Quincy Jones. In 1992, he was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

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Chick Corea Discography - Discography - As Leader or Co-leader
1979) Duet (1979, with Gary Burton) Chick Corea Lionel Hampton in Concert (1980, with Lionel Hampton) In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 (1980, with Gary ... in Europe (1987) Summer Night - live (1987, with Akoustic Band) Chick Corea Featuring Lionel Hampton (1988) Eye of the Beholder (1988, with Elektric Band ...
John Colianni
... At nineteen, John toured the world as Lionel Hampton's pianist ... Has recorded with Mel Tormé, Lionel Hampton, Cleo Laine, Emily Remler and many others ... Soon afterward, when he was 19, John visited Lionel Hampton backstage at an Atlantic City casino ...
Andy Mc Ghee - Discography
... As a Leader Could it Be (1993) As a Sideman Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra, The Many Sides of Lionel Hampton (Glad Hamp, 1961) Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra, The Many Sides ...
Lionel Hampton - Filmography
... A Song Is Born himself Howard Hawks Comedy/Musical 1949 Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra himself Will Cowan Music 1955 Musik, Musik and nur Musik himself Ernst Matray ...
Andy Mc Ghee
... From 1957 to 1963 McGhee worked in Lionel Hampton's band, touring the United States, Europe, and the Far East ... His composition, McGhee, can be found on the recording, The Many Sides of Lionel Hampton ... On March 15, 1978, Andy McGhee performed the with Lionel Hampton and the Lionel Hampton Alumni Band as part of The Boston Globe Jazz Festival ...

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