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Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton

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Lionel Hampton (1983)

Interview by Steve Roeser, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1983

The hard-swinging vibraphonist takes us back to the '30s LA club scene, taking up vibes, joining Benny Goodman and discovering Dinah Washington.

File format: mp3; file size: 29mb, interview length: 31' 39" sound quality: ***

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