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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 176-200 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72876 10-in. 5/21/1945 Beulah's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vibraphone  
Decca 72881 10-in. 5/21/1945 Playboy Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vibraphone  
Decca 72882 10-in. 5/21/1945 Punch and Judy Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vibraphone  
Decca 73287 1/21/1946 Pinetop's boogie woogie-1 Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73288 1/21/1946 On the sunny side of the street-2 Bing Crosby instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73324 1/29/1946 Rockin' in rhythm, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73325 1/29/1946 Rockin' in rhythm, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73326 1/29/1946 Gay notes Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73327 1/29/1946 Tempo's birthday Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73328 1/30/1946 Hamp's salty blues Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Decca 73329 1/30/1946 Ridin' on the L & N Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Decca 73330 1/30/1946 Chord-a-re-bop-1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Decca 73331 1/30/1946 Limehouse blues Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, vocalist  
Decca 73332 1/31/1946 Cobb's idea Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73333 1/31/1946 Air mail special, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73334 1/31/1946 Air Mail special, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73843 4/2/1947 I want to be loved Lionel Hampton Quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 73844 4/2/1947 How high the moon Lionel Hampton Quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 74727 1/27/1949 Chicken shack boogie Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74728 1/27/1949 New Central Avenue breakdown Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74729 1/27/1949 Benson boogie Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74730 1/28/1949 Hamp's boogie woogie No.2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 74731 1/28/1949 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 74732 1/28/1949 Beulah's sister's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 74733 1/28/1949 Wee Albert Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
(Results 176-200 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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