Lionel Hampton

Born: 
04/20/1908
City: 
Birmingham
Region: 
Alabama
Country: 
USA
Died: 
08/31/2002
Years Active: 
1927-2002
Instruments: 
Vibes, Percussion, Piano, Vocals
Notable Equipment: 
Associated Artists: 
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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Lionel Leo Hampton was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Like Red Norvo, he was one of the first jazz vibraphone players.