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Lionel Hampton

We remember Betty Carter. ‘Betty Bop’

This day (September 26, 1998), died Lillie Mae Jones a.k.a Betty Carter, an American jazz singe.Digest Tracklist : Giant Steps . How High The Moon (1994) . Droppin’ Things (1990) . Sounds . Tight . Don’T Weep For The Lady (1980) . What’S…

We remember Lionel Hampton. ‘Good Old Vibes’

This day (August 31, 2002), in New York City, New York, died Lionel Hampton, a jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist and bandleaderDigest Tracklist : Sing Sing Sing (1990) . Hamp’s Boogie (1988) . Hey! Ba Ba Re Bop (1982) . w/ Benny…

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius,…

This week In Jazz Legends 11

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John…

Lionel Hampton entertains a Royal Opera (1958)

February 15, 1958 - vibraphonist Lionel Hampton plays with Leon Zachery (as), Bobby Plater (as), Andy McGhee (ts), Lonnie Shaw (bs), Louis Blackburn (tb), Wade Marcus (tb), Larry Wilson (tb), Dave Gonzales (tp), Art Hoyle (tp), Eddie…

Herbie, Aretha et al honor Lionel Hampton (1992)

December 30, 1992 - CBS airs the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony where the recipients are Lionel Hampton, Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Ginger Rogers, Mstislav Rostropovich and Paul Taylor. The Lionel Hampton segment features Herbie…

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz…

We remember Art Farmer. ‘The State of Art’

This day (October 4, 1999), in New York, died Art Farmer, an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player.Digest Tracklist : Blue Monk . w/ Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Nhøp & Toots Thielemans - Bags Groove (1997) . w/ Gerry Mulligan…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires…

Let’s Rock

From 'Buddy's Rock' to 'I Want To Rock' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Rock'. It has Buddy Rich, Bradley Leighton, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington and many more.

Energy Savings

From 'Sleep Warm' to 'Let Me Get Close To You' , we have mixed 20 'Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Comfort and Tenderness'. It has Percy Sledge, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Hagood Hardy Orchestra and many more.

A New Year, Baby et al

From 'You're The First The Last My Everything' to 'So What's New' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Anything New And First'. It has Lionel Hampton, Omara Portuondo, Ethel Waters, Herb Alpert & The…

Jazzin’Around Ella And Louis

From 'Cheek to Cheek' to 'I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of ''. It has Coleman Hawkins, Joe Sample, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Jazz Menagerie

From 'Jungle bird' to 'Blue Jay Way Blackbird', we have mixed 21 'Jazzz & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Animals'. It has Bent Fabric & His Piano, Yusef Lateef, Hank Jones Trio, Noro Morales and his orchestra and many…