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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 76-100 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-034650 10-in. 5/4/1939 You and your love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-034651 10-in. 5/4/1939 Who'll buy my bublitchki? Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-035392 10-in. 4/3/1939 I can give you love Lionel Hampton ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, songwriter, director  
Victor BS-035393 10-in. 4/3/1939 High society Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-035394 10-in. 4/3/1939 It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Victor BS-035395 10-in. 4/3/1939 Johnny get your horn Lionel Hampton ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-035703 10-in. 4/5/1939 Sweethearts on parade (A rolling rhythm) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-035704 10-in. 4/5/1939 Shufflin' at the Hollywood Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-035705 10-in. 4/5/1939 Denison swing Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035706 10-in. 4/5/1939 Wizzin' the wizz Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-035708 10-in. 4/6/1939 Opus 3/4 Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer  
Victor BS-035709 10-in. 4/6/1939 I've got an old fashioned love in my heart Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-037614 10-in. 6/9/1939 If it's good (Then I want it) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-037615 10-in. 6/9/1939 Stand by! For further announcements (And more good news) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger, instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-037616 10-in. 6/9/1939 Ain't cha comin' home Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-037617 10-in. 6/9/1939 Big wig in the wigwam Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger, director, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-037630 10-in. 6/13/1939 Memories of you Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-037631 10-in. 6/13/1939 The jumpin' jive (Jim, jam, jump) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor BS-037632 10-in. 6/13/1939 12th Street rag Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-041406 10-in. 9/11/1939 When lights are low Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-041407 10-in. 9/11/1939 One sweet letter from you Lionel Hampton ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, director  
Victor BS-041408 10-in. 9/11/1939 Hot mallets Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-041409 10-in. 9/11/1939 Early session hop Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-042941 10-in. 10/12/1939 I'm on my way from you Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-042942 10-in. 10/12/1939 Haven't named it yet Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, director  
(Results 76-100 of 306 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hampton, Lionel," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

Hampton, Lionel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

"Hampton, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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

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