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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 51-75 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-018335 10-in. 1/18/1938 You're my ideal Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-018336 10-in. 1/18/1938 The sun will shine to-night Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-018337 10-in. 1/18/1938 Ring dem bells Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vibraphone and male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Victor BS-018338 10-in. 1/18/1938 Don't be that way Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-021626 10-in. 3/25/1938 The blues in your flat Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer  
Victor BS-021627 10-in. 3/25/1938 The blues in my flat Benny Goodman Quartet ; Lionel Hampton Jazz/dance quartet, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer  
Victor BS-021628 10-in. 3/25/1938 Sugar Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-021629 10-in. 3/25/1938 Dizzy spells Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-024065 10-in. 7/21/1938 I'm in the mood for swing Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-024066 10-in. 7/21/1938 Shoe shiner's drag Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-024067 10-in. 7/21/1938 Any time at all Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-024068 10-in. 7/21/1938 Muskat [sic] ramble Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-024472 10-in. 8/8/1938 You got me Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-024473 10-in. 8/8/1938 Blue interlude Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-025866 10-in. 10/11/1938 Down home jump Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BS-025867 10-in. 10/11/1938 Rock hill special Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BS-025868 10-in. 10/11/1938 Fiddle-diddle Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, director  
Victor BS-025876 10-in. 10/12/1938 Opus 1/2 Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-025877 10-in. 10/12/1938 I must have that man Benny Goodman Trio Jazz/dance trio instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-025878 10-in. 10/12/1938 Sweet Georgia Brown Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-025879 10-in. 10/12/1938 S' wonderful Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-030774 10-in. 12/29/1938 Pick-a-rib Benny Goodman Quintet Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-030775 10-in. 12/29/1938 Pick-a-rib Benny Goodman Quintet Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-030776 10-in. 12/29/1938 I cried for you Benny Goodman Quintet Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-034649 10-in. 5/4/1939 Pick a rib Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, traps  
(Results 51-75 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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