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Lionel Hampton

American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor

Lionel Hampton

American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor
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birthday
20th
April, 1908
Death
31st
August, 2002
Birth Place
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Birth Sign
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Biography

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 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1996.

instruments played
percussion
Piano
vibraphone
Associated Acts

Benny Goodman Teddy Wilson Ray Vasquez Quincy Jones Louis Armstrong Gloria Parker Dinah Washington

Birth Name

Lionel Leo Hampton

Genres

Swing big band mainstream jazz blues

Years Active

1927 2002

Name

Lionel Hampton

Nationality

United States of America

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