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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 151-175 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W404420 10-in. 3/9/1931 Just a gigolo Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone, drums  
OKeh W404421 10-in. 3/9/1931 Shine Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone, drums  
Brunswick E36432 10-in. 3/30/1931 Heebie jeebie Chick Webb Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E37113 10-in. 8/27/1931 Heebie jeebies Boswell Sisters Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 70100 10-in. 12/24/1941 Just for you Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70101 10-in. 12/24/1941 Southern echoes Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Decca 70102 10-in. 12/24/1941 My wish Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70103 10-in. 12/24/1941 Nola Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70416 10-in. 3/2/1942 Royal family Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70417 10-in. 3/2/1942 I can't believe that you're in love with me Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70418 10-in. 3/2/1942 Blues in the news Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70419 10-in. 3/2/1942 Exactly like you Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70771 10-in. 5/26/1942 Now I know Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70772 10-in. 5/26/1942 Half a love is better than none Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70773 10-in. 5/26/1942 Flying home Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 70774 10-in. 5/26/1942 In the bag Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 71825 10-in. 3/2/1944 Loose wig Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 71826 10-in. 3/2/1944 Chop chop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 71827 10-in. 3/2/1944 Flying home No.2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 71828 10-in. 3/2/1944 Hamp's boogie woogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, leader  
Decca 72871 10-in. 5/21/1945 Doublin' with Dublin Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 72872 10-in. 5/21/1945 Ribs and hot sauce Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 72873 10-in. 5/21/1945 Blow top blues Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 72874 10-in. 5/21/1945 Two fingers boogie-1 Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 72875 10-in. 5/21/1945 Someday Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vibraphone, piano  
(Results 151-175 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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