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Lionel Hampton: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 8 November 1969

NOW WE know what has been missing from jazz for the last 14 years — Lionel Hampton! It was a good time and great jazz when the master showman returned to Britain for one sensational concert in the Jazz Expo series on Wednesday.

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