Bandleader/vibist Lionel Hampton gets loving vibes

Andrews, Laura
March 1996
New York Amsterdam News;3/30/96, Vol. 87 Issue 13, p21
Describes jazz legend Lionel Hampton's 88th birthday celebration which was held at the Apollo Theatre. Details of `Swing Into Spring: A Harlem Tribute to Lionel Hampton; Appraisal of Hampton from President Bill Clinton; Comment about Hampton by Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani; Music played by the Lionel Hampton's Orchestra; Names of individuals featured in the orchestra.


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