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Lionel Hampton

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Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton has been played on NTS shows including Phil's Jazz Dis-Junction, with On The Sunny Side Of The Street first played on 14 May 2014.

Lionel Leo Hampton (1908–2002), was a U.S. bandleader, jazz percussionist, and vibraphonist.

Hampton was born on 20th April 1908 in Louisville, Kentucky, but moved to Chicago as a child, where he began his career as a drummer. He relocated to Los Angeles to play drums in Les Hite's band. They soon became the house band for Frank Sebastian's New Cotton Club, a popular L.A. jazz club.

During a 1930 recording date in the NBC studios in L.A., Louis Armstrong discovered…

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It's Time For Peace
Lionel Hampton
Brunswick1974
It's Time For Peace
Lionel HamptonBrunswick1974
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Vibramatic! (Joakim Rmx)
Lionel Hampton (Joakim mix)
Crippled Dick Hot Wax!2003
Vibramatic! (Joakim Rmx)
Lionel Hampton (Joakim mix)Crippled Dick Hot Wax!2003
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On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lionel Hampton
RCA1986
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lionel HamptonRCA1986
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Flying Home
Lionel Hampton
Bomar Records0
Flying Home
Lionel HamptonBomar Records0
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Happiness
Lionel Hampton
Brunswick1973
Happiness
Lionel HamptonBrunswick1973
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Drums Fight
Lionel Hampton
Versailles0
Drums Fight
Lionel HamptonVersailles0
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Exodus
Lionel Hampton
Glad Records1961
Exodus
Lionel HamptonGlad Records1961
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