Lionel Hampton

About Lionel Hampton

Birth Day: April 20, 1908
Birth Place: Louisville, KY
Died On: Aug 31, 2002 (age 94)
Birth Sign: Taurus

Lionel Hampton Net Worth

Lionel Hampton was bornon April 20, 1908 in Louisville, KY. Jazz vibraphonist, bandleader, composer, and educator who has played with artists like Charlie Parker. He was an Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame inductee in 1992.
Lionel Hampton is a member of Drummer

💰 Net worth: 1.3 Million

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About

Jazz vibraphonist, bandleader, Composer, and educator who has played with artists like Charlie Parker. He was an Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame inductee in 1992.

Before Fame

He was a member of the Bud Billiken Club, which was the racially egalitarian version of the Boy Scouts of America. Jimmy Bertrand taught him how to play xylophone.

Trivia

He was one of the first mainstream American vibraphone players but started off as a Drummer.

Family Life

He married Gladys Neal Riddle on November 11, 1936. She worked as Hampton's manager.

Associated With

He collaborated with many artists, including Benny Goodman.