Happy Birthday Lionel Hampton: 20 April

GREAT vibraphonist/drummer, Lionel Hampton, was born on 20 April 1908 and died on 31 August 2002, so today is the 104th anniversary of his birth.

Here’s a wonderful clip of Hampton playing Flying Home on the American TV program, The Big Record compered by Patti Page, on 23 October 1957.

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