Lionel Hampton

Hamp: The Legendary Decca Recordings

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A very nice two-disc set indeed, with a wonderful cross section of Hampton's career, with the focus rightfully on the pre-1950 stage, with the final few cuts taking Hampton as far as a 1963 club date with trumpeter Charlie Teagarden. The music here is often delicate, spun from silver, and it's doubtful you'll find a better compilation of jazz vibraphone work. One fascinating highlight: Hampton's 15-minute version of "Stardust."

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 03:15 Amazon
2 03:12 Amazon
3 03:05
4 03:06 Amazon
5 03:18
6 03:14 Amazon
7 03:08 Amazon
8 03:22 Amazon
9 03:16 Amazon
10 03:06 Amazon
11 02:45 Amazon
12 02:45 Amazon
13 02:49
14 02:29 Amazon
15 03:14 Amazon
16 02:46 Amazon
17 03:11 Amazon
18 02:32 Amazon
19 02:48 Amazon
20 04:10 Amazon
21 03:34 Amazon
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