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Lionel Hampton

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Year of Birth:1908
Year of death:2002


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Lionel Hampton (Louisville, 1990) began his musical career as a drummer, but is best known as a master of the vibraphone. Through his work at Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman in the thirties he gave this instrument a full place in jazz. From 1940 Hampton began working with their own orchestras. With his big band version of the song Flying Home 1942 he scored a big hit. The song would remainmore

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