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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 101-125 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-042943 10-in. 10/12/1939 The heebie jeebies are rockin' the town Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist, director  
Victor BS-043246 10-in. 10/30/1939 The Munson Street breakdown Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BS-043247 10-in. 10/30/1939 I've found a new baby Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-043248 10-in. 10/30/1939 I can't get started Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-043249 10-in. 10/30/1939 Four or five times Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-043250 10-in. 10/30/1939 Gin for Christmas Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BS-044724 10-in. 2/26/1940 Shades of jade Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-044725 10-in. 2/26/1940 Till Tom special Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer  
Victor BS-044726 10-in. 2/26/1940 Flying home Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer  
Victor BS-044727 10-in. 2/26/1940 Save it, pretty mama Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-044728 10-in. 2/26/1940 Tempo and swing Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-046024 10-in. 12/21/1939 Dinah Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-046025 10-in. 12/21/1939 My buddy Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-046026 10-in. 12/21/1939 Singin' the blues Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor PBS-049674 10-in. 5/10/1940 House of Morgan Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet leader, songwriter, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor PBS-049675 10-in. 5/10/1940 I'd be lost without you Helen Forrest ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with female vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone, leader  
Victor PBS-049676 10-in. 5/10/1940 Central Avenue breakdown Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet director, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-049677 10-in. 5/10/1940 Jack the bellboy Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quartet composer, instrumentalist, drums, director  
Victor PBS-049932 10-in. 7/17/1940 Dough-ra-me Hampton Rhythm Boys ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone, songwriter, director  
Victor PBS-049933 10-in. 7/17/1940 Jivin' with Jarvis King Cole Trio ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with vocal instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer, director  
Victor PBS-049934 10-in. 7/17/1940 Blue because of you Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor PBS-049935 10-in. 7/17/1940 I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you Helen Forrest ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-050620 10-in. 5/8/1940 Flying home Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-055228 10-in. 12/19/1940 Lost love Hampton Rhythm Girls ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra ; Lee Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal ensemble songwriter, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor PBS-055229 10-in. 12/19/1940 I nearly lost my mind Lionel Hampton Sextet ; Evelyn Meyers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, leader, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
(Results 101-125 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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