Lionel Hampton


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Noun1.Lionel Hampton - United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
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Roy Ayers is the pre-eminent jazz/funk vibraphone musician (vocalist/pianist, too) who was given his first set of vibes mallets, at the age of five, from the daddy of them all, Lionel Hampton.
With which percussion instrument was Lionel Hampton chiefly associated?
From 1943 to 1946 she sang with the Lionel Hampton band before beginning a successful solo career.
I'll be sharing insights I acquired from jamming with Monk, Miles Davis, Lester Young, Clifford Brown, Sonny Rollins, and Charlie Parker, playing and recording with Lionel Hampton, Mary Lou Williams, Charles Mingus, Kenny Dorham, Betty Carter, Albert Menglesdorf, Pepper Adams, Paquito d'Rivera Candido, and Oscar Pettiford.
Jazz royalty: Charlie Barnet, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Lionel Hampton in a still from Howard Hawks' musical film A Song Is Born
Jazz royalty: Charlie Barnet, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Lionel Hampton in still from Howard Hawks' musical film A Song Is Born
It all started at the age of five when he was taken to a concert by vibraphonist Lionel Hampton, who played with Louis Armstrong and the Benny Goodman Orchestra.
The American vocalist Anastasia Ryseff has received awards for outstanding vocal performances at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and Reno Jazz Festival.
Zottola is known for his work with Lionel Hampton, the Benny Goodman Sextet and Bob Wilber, and has played for a broad range of vocalists, particularly Mel Torme, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams.
Jools looks at the genre's roots, as well as the role legends such as Bennie Moten, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton played in its evolution.