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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Portland-based guitarist Stowell has recorded and performed with many jazz greats, including Milt Jackson, Uwe Kropinski, Dave Liebman, David Becker, Lionel Hampton and Art Farmer.
LIONEL HAMPTON HAD COME a long way from doing paradiddles on the snare drum with the Holy Rosary Academy fife and drum corps.
But despite his solo talent, Axel is certainly no stand alone diva: he's also well known for lending his musical genius to recordings by such artists as Lionel Hampton, Big Joe Turner, Lloyd Glenn, Mama Yancey, Sammy Price, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and the Mojo Blues Band, among others.
She sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton before turning to acting.
In 1939, the Benny Goodman Sextet (which included Lionel Hampton) made their first recording, "Flying Home,'' for Columbia.
In the decades that followed, Jones' eyes were opened wider to issues of social justice touring the world in the 1950s with Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton, and his civil rights work spans the eras of Martin Luther King Jr.
Green played with John Coltrane and Lionel Hampton and if his surname rings a bell it's because Dr Green is the third cousin of soul singer Al Green, now Bishop Al Green, who preaches down the road at the Full Gospel Tabernacle, south of Graceland.
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. Freddy doesn't apologize for sounding like his brother, Nat "King" Cole, there are several similarities with his music style.
I can remember one morning I skipped class so that we could get the bargain rate--it was either 55 or 95 cents if you got there before 11:30 a.m.--at the Strand Theater, where the great tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet was performing with Lionel Hampton's band.
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.