WorldCat Identities

Hampton, Lionel

Overview
Works: 3,533 works in 5,238 publications in 2 languages and 25,404 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Music  History  Swing (Music)  Jazz vocals  Documentary television programs  Jazz  Portraits 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Conductor, Singer, Interviewee, Other, Lyricist, Narrator, per, Producer, Contributor, pvf, Proofreader
Classifications: M1366, 785.42
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Most widely held works about Lionel Hampton
 
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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 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Malindy sings jazz vocalists, 1938-1961 ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 490 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 ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall, 1938 complete by Benny Goodman( Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genius of the electric guitar by Charlie Christian( Recording )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jazz the Smithsonian anthology ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jazz by Ken Burns( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 304 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
Ring dem vibes by Lionel Hampton( Recording )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Benny Goodman story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and German and held by 299 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
Mostly blues by Lionel Hampton( Recording )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of big band swing (1930-1955) ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lionel Hampton live in '58 by Lionel Hampton( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance featuring the jazz vibraphonist and his orchestra, filmed for the Belgian television program, Lionel Hampton at the opera
Portrait of the blues by Lou Rawls( Recording )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Together again by Benny Goodman Quartet( Recording )
19 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jumpin' & jivin' ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 186 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
Greatest hits by Lionel Hampton( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How long has this been going on? between Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Louie Bellson, Ray Brown by Sarah Vaughan( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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40th anniversary concert by Benny Goodman( Recording )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benny Goodman by Benny Goodman( Recording )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection
That's Black entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vol. 1 covers the history of Black filmmaking from its earliest days through the twenties, focusing on the movies that were made and the production companies that produced them and includes three short films. Vol. 2 compiles a vintage video collection of three-minute music videos called "soundies" that were originally screened on a visual jukebox called Panorams during the 1940s
 
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Alternative Names
Lionel Hampton
Languages
English (107)
German (4)
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