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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 201-225 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 74853 4/26/1949 What's happening baby? Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74854 4/26/1949 Drinking wine spo-dee-o-dee Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74855 4/26/1949 Moonglow Lionel Hampton instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 74897 5/10/1949 The hucklebuck Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74898 5/10/1949 Baby, you're great Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 74899 5/10/1949 Lavender coffin Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone, piano  
Decca 75636 12/29/1949 Rag mop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75637 12/29/1949 For you my love Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75638 12/29/1949 Sky blue Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75664 1/5/1950 I've been a fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75665 1/5/1950 How you sound Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75666 1/5/1950 I almost lost my mind Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75743 1/25/1950 Everybody's somebody's fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75744 1/25/1950 I'll never be free Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75745 1/25/1950 Sad feelin' Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75746 1/25/1950 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75752 1/25/1950 Please give me a chance Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75753 1/25/1950 I wish I knew Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75754 1/26/1950 Where or when Lionel Hampton Quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 75755 1/26/1950 There will never be another you-1 Lionel Hampton Quintet instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 76021 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 76022 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 76168 4/18/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 76169 4/18/1950 Jelly Roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca 76205 4/11/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, vibraphone  
(Results 201-225 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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