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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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.
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.
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.
However, he was presented with a pair of mallets when he was five and the gift was from the great Lionel Hampton, probably the instrument's most famed exponent.
Along with her lyrical way around a torch song, Callaway's sense of humor comes through on the current disc, which includes ``The I'm-Too-White-to-Sing the-Blues Blues,'' a comical sendup of her name being confused with her would-be relatives Lionel Hampton and Cab Calloway.
She had a very big hit with Ray Charles called Baby It's Cold Outside, and she sang with Lionel Hampton for a long time.
And Albert Aloysius Casey played with the greats - Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton and Billie Holliday.
Le Jazz Club Lionel Hampton (81 Bird, Gouvion Saint-Cyr; 33-1-4068-3042) is housed inside the Hotel Le Meridien Etoile on Paris's Right Bank.
When she was discovered by Lionel Hampton at eighteen, Dinah made her way to New York's Apollo Theatre and became a legend.
He took up guitar 10 years later with talent that led him to eventually play with some of the world's jazz greats,such as Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton.