Lionel Hampton: His Life and Legacy


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Lionel in preformance Final Public Performance (2002)
Leading his big band at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, with special tributes by Quincy Jones, Former President George Bush and UI President Bob Hoover.

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REACHING A NEW GENERATION   (1995)
A teaching session at the University of Idaho with student DeWaylon McCoy

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MY HEART IS IN JAZZ    (2001)
"Nothing's more important than doing something that you like. And that's jazz music. My heart and soul is in jazz."

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school of music dedication

THE LIONEL HAMPTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC DEDICATION    (1987)
Hamp's comments at the dedication of the Lionel Hampton School of Music

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Lionel playing the vibes

IN PERFORMANCE    (1988)
Part of a live solo performance recorded at the University of Idaho

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Lionel in preformance

IN PERFORMANCE    (1992)
With the University of Idaho Jazz Choir

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Lionel preforming

THE 'VIBES PRESIDENT'    (1994)
Hamp's introduction at the 1994 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

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lionel at Lappiwai elementary

TAKING JAZZ TO THE SCHOOLS    (1999)
Working with students at Lapwai Elementary School in Idaho

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Lionel Hampton

"MUSIC IS MY SALVATION"    (1987)
Comments on the importance of music

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