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Lionel Hampton Collection


Lionel with choir.

Final Public Performance (2002)

Leading his big band at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, with special tributes by Quincy Jones, Former President George Bush and UI President Bob Hoover.

Lionel at Lapwai Elementary

Taking Jazz to the Schools (1999)

Working with students at Lapwai Elementary School in Idaho.

Lionel with student.

Reaching a New Generation (1995)

A teaching session at the University of Idaho with student DeWaylon McCoy.

Lionel performing.

The “Vibes President” (1994)

Hamp’s introduction at the 1994 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

Lionel with choir.

In Performance (1992)

With the University of Idaho Jazz Choir.

Lionel playing the vibes

In Performance (1988)

Part of a live solo performance recorded at the University of Idaho.

school of music dedication

The Lionel Hampton School of Music Dedication (1987)

Hamp’s comments at the dedication of the Lionel Hampton School of Music

Lionel Hampton

Music is My Salvation (1987)

Comments on the importance of music.

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