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Lionel Hampton

Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader. Hampton worked with jazz musicians from Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, and Quincy Jones. In 1992, he was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1996.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 20th, 1908 (Louisville), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: vibraphone, director, drums, vocalist, composer, piano, songwriter, traps, leader, speaker, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 302 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-50830 10-in. 4/16/1929 Over night blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-50831 10-in. 4/16/1929 Quality shout Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-50868 10-in. 4/28/1929 The ramble Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-50869 10-in. 4/28/1929 Moonlight blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-50870 10-in. 4/28/1929 Charlie's idea Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-50877 10-in. 4/29/1929 Stuff Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-54477 10-in. 10/21/1929 Harlem Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-54478 10-in. 10/21/1929 Cuttin' up Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-54585 10-in. 2/3/1930 New kinda blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-54586 10-in. 2/3/1930 California swing Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-54847 10-in. 6/25/1930 Burma girl Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBVE-54848 10-in. 6/25/1930 Gettin' ready blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor PBS-97752 10-in. 8/21/1936 Moon glow Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor PBS-97772 10-in. 8/26/1936 Dinah Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor PBS-97773 10-in. 8/26/1936 Exactly like you Benny Goodman Trio ; Lionel Hampton Jazz/dance trio, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor PBS-97774 10-in. 8/26/1936 Vibraphone blues Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet songwriter, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-03062 10-in. 11/18/1936 Sweet Sue (Just you) Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-03063 10-in. 11/18/1936 My melancholy baby Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-03514 10-in. 12/2/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-04561 10-in. 2/3/1937 Runnin' wild Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-04582 10-in. 2/8/1937 My last affair Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-04583 10-in. 2/8/1937 Jivin' the vibres Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-04584 10-in. 2/8/1937 The mood that I'm in Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-04585 10-in. 2/8/1937 Stomp Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director, traps  
Victor BS-07792 10-in. 4/14/1937 Buzzin' 'round with the bee Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
(Results 1-25 of 302 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hampton, Lionel," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

Hampton, Lionel. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

"Hampton, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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