WorldCat Identities

Hampton, Lionel

Overview
Works: 3,120 works in 5,851 publications in 3 languages and 27,781 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Jazz  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Musical films  Biographical films  Music  History  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Conductor, Composer, Singer, Interviewee, Other, Lyricist, Arranger, Narrator, Contributor, Producer, Musician, int, Honoree, Editor, pvf, Actor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lionel Hampton
Jazz in revolution : big bands in the 1940's( Recording )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Malindy sings : jazz vocalists, 1938-1961 by Oscar Brown( Recording )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straighten up and fly right : rhythm and blues from the close of the swing era to the dawn of rock'n'roll by Nat King Cole( Recording )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhythm & blues from the close of the Swing Era to the dawn of Rock 'n' Roll
Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall, 1938 : complete by Benny Goodman( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genius of the electric guitar by Charlie Christian( Recording )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete RCA Victor recordings by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

4 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz : the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Benny Goodman story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938
Ring dem vibes by Lionel Hampton( Recording )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression refuses to lift, Benny Goodman finds himself hailed as the "King of Swing" and becomes the first white bandleader to hire black musicians. He has a host or rivals among them, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glen Miller and Artie Shaw. Louis Armstrong heads a big band of his own, while Duke Ellington continues his independent course, but great black artists still can't eat or sleep in many of the hotels where they perform. Billie Holiday emerges from a childhood of tragedy to begin her career as the greatest of all female jazz singers
Mostly blues by Lionel Hampton( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of big band swing (1930-1955)( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Hampton live in '58 by Lionel Hampton( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance featuring the jazz vibraphonist and his orchestra, filmed for the Belgian television program, Lionel Hampton at the opera
Best of the big bands by Benny Goodman( Recording )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamp and Getz by Stan Getz( Recording )

30 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After you've gone by Benny Goodman Trio( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the blues by Lou Rawls( Recording )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Goodman Sextet featuring Charlie Christian, 1939-41 by Benny Goodman Sextet( Recording )

4 editions published in 1989 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together again by Benny Goodman Quartet( Recording )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jumpin' & jivin'( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short films from the 1940s and 1950s offering a rare opportunity to see as well as hear jazz legends
 
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Alternative Names
Hampton, L.

Hampton, Lionel

Hampton, Lionel 1913-2002

Hempton, L.

Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton Amerikaans dirigent (1908-2002)

Lionel Hampton amerikai vibrafonos, zongorista, ütős, zenekarvezető

Lionel Hampton amerykański muzyk jazzowy

Lionel Hampton musicien américain

Lionel Hampton US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker

Lionel Hampton vibrafonista e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Хэмптон, Лайонел

ליונל המפטון

ליונל המפטון שחקן אמריקאי

لایونل همپتون

ლაიონელ ჰემპტონი

라이어넬 햄프턴

ライオネル・ハンプトン

Languages
English (127)

German (5)

French (1)

Covers
Lionel Hampton: jazz legend : King of the vibesContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community