Interview by Steve Roeser, Rock's Backpages audio, July 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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Live Review by 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 ...
Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 15 November 1969
LIONEL HAMPTON'S late-night appearance at Jazz Expo in London the other week caused disputation, to put it rather mildly. Some people found him exciting. Others ...
Retrospective by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 17 January 1976
'SWING IS HERE' was the title of a 1936 recording by Gene Krupa and his All-Stars featuring the molten trumpet of Roy "Little Jazz" Eldridge. ...
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