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LIONEL HAMPTON
 



LIONEL HAMPTON -- “Mr. Hey Bop a Re Bop” -- the swinging bandleader who invented vibraphone as a jazz instrument, was also a talented vocalist, drummer, pianist, composer and key member of Benny Goodman’s small bands.


Pt. 1: Introduction to Lionel Hampton

(Lionel Hampton bandleader all tunes.)

LIONEL HAMPTON 1A.mp3
HAVEN’T NAMED IT YET  --   1939
RHYTHM, RHYTHM  --  1937
DON’T BE THAT WAY  --  1938
IT DON’T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN’T GOT THAT SWING)  --  1939
WHOA BABE  --  1937
WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW  --  1938
HOT MALLETS  --  1938
MUNSON STREET BREAKDOWN  --  n.d.

LIONEL HAMPTON 1B.mp3

DINAH  --  1942
JACK THE BELLBOY  --  1940
CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN  --  1949
MEMORIES OF YOU  --  Louis Armstrong & his Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra,  1930
NEW KIND OF BLUES  --  Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders, 1930
VIBRAPHONE BLUES  --  Benny Goodman Quartet, 1936
RUNNIN’ WILD  --  Benny Goodman Quartet, 1937
HEY BOP A  RE-BOP  --  1945
   


Pt. 2: Lionel Hampton, composer

(Lionel Hampton bandleader all tunes.)

LIONEL HAMPTON 2A.mp3
ALTITUDE  --  1940
OPEN HOUSE  --  1940   
SMART ALECK  --  1940
FIDDLE DEE-DEE  --  1940
DOWN HOME JUMP  --  1938
GIVE ME SOME SKIN  --  1941
TILL TOM SPECIAL  --  1940
HAMP'S SALTY BLUES  --  1946

LIONEL HAMPTON 2B.mp3
FLAMENCO SOUL [excerpt]  --  1956
MINGUS FINGERS  --  1947
HAMPTON STOMP  --  1937
SHUFFLIN AT THE HOLLYWOOD  --  1937
STOMPOLOGY  --  1937
MUCHACHO AZUL (BLUE BOY)  --  1947
FLYING HOME  --  1942
FLYING HOME  --  LIVE 1955