Lionel Hampton


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United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)

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As far as culture goes, the big player was the Van Wezel, which back then boasted proudly how it programmed "old"--the 1978 line-up included Guy Lombardo, Lionel Hampton and Rosemary Clooney.
Nacido en Nogales, Arizona, el 22 de abril de 1922, Mingus fue parte de las bandas de indiscutibles padres del jazz como Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton y Duke Ellington; este ultimo lo echo personalmente de su ensamble debido a su mal temperamento y una pelea con el trombonista puertorriqueno Juan Tizol.
24 (1900) James "Jimmy" Bertrand, a jazz musician-teacher whose pupils included Lionel Hampton and Big Sid Catlett, was born in Biloxi.
Freddy Cole grew up in a musical household and remembers influential visitors at his home including Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Lionel Hampton.
Jazz Sunrise Masabumi Kikuchi Trio A new album from the Japanese pianist who played with Lionel Hampton and Sonny Rollins when still a teenager is something of an event, but this one is more special for the fact that it was one of the last recording sessions the legendary drummer Paul Motian made for the ECM label.
Locke was also the audio engineer for The Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival--the largest education jazz festival in the world--and helped produce audio for artists including Bobby McFerrin, lane Monheit, The Emotions, Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno.
Luckily, the hunt for better methods was already under way--thanks, in no small measure, to Lionel Hampton.
I have long been a vocal proponent of music and the arts being a great asset in building bridges between people and cultures, and from my many experiences starting in 1953 touring the Middle East and North Africa with Lionel Hampton and again in 1956 as the musical director and trumpeter for Dizzy Gillespie's first State Department Tour, I have witnessed that ability firsthand.
Vocalist and songwriter Carla Cook sang with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra and launched a solo career.
I have long been a vocal proponent of music and the arts being a great asset in building bridges between cultures, and from my many experiences starting in 1953 touring the Mena with Lionel Hampton and again in 1956 as the musical director and trumpeter for Dizzy Gillespie's first State Department Tour, I have witnessed that ability firsthand," said Jones.
He said: 'If you are wrong, be confidently wrong', and when I began on television, Lionel Hampton told me to consider myself to be talking to just two people, and one of them isn't listening.
Since then, Redman has released five critically acclaimed albums, and has performed or recorded with some of the world's greatest musicians, including Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, Lionel Hampton, Quincy Jones, B.
How about the New Orleans soprano sax and clarinet genius of Sidney Bechet along with Humph at Sophia Gardens, and at the same venue Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra?
Lionel Hampton, Shirley Bassey, Liza Minnelli, AI Martino and Tony Bennett, to name just a few.
Craig Noel, Old Globe Theatre director; George Tooker, painter; the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, music competition and festival; and Andrew Wyeth, painter.