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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 August 31st, 2002 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1963

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

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76206 4/11/1950 Jelly roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 76207 4/11/1950 Cannonball express Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 80004 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 1 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 80005 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 2 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 80006 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 3 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 80007 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 4 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 89030 August 1955 Moonglow-8 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 89031 August 1955 Avalon-8 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 113017 1/30/1963 Air mail special Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca DLA 581 10-in. 8/18/1936 To you sweetheart, Aloha Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, vibraphone, drums  
Decca DLA 582 10-in. 8/18/1936 On a cocoanut island Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, vibraphone, drums  
Decca L 3644 10-in. 10/16/1944 Million dollar smile Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 3645 10-in. 10/16/1944 The lamplighter Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 3646 10-in. 10/16/1944 Overtime Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 3647 10-in. 10/16/1944 Tempo's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 4008 10-in. 12/1/1945 Slide Hamp, slide Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 4009 10-in. 12/1/1945 Hey-ba-ba-re-bop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 4287 9/9/1946 Playboy Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4288 9/9/1946 Cobb's idea Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4289 9/9/1946 Tempo's birthday-1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4290 9/9/1946 Adam blew his hat Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4297 9/17/1946 The pencil broke Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4298 9/17/1946 Empty glass (Normania) Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4299 9/17/1946 Hamp's walkin' boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, piano  
Decca L 4300 9/23/1946 Don't let the landlord gyp you Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
(Results 226-250 of 306 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hampton, Lionel," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

Hampton, Lionel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

"Hampton, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421

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