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Lionel Hampton
 
Date of birth: 20 April 1908
Date of death: 31 August 2002
Country Of Origin: America
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Bandleader

Percussionist

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" Black and white players hadn't appeared together in public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G. "

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" Chicago was jazzy, man, jazzy - they had all the great jazz men. "

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" Every day I look forward to getting with my instruments, trying new things. "

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" I feel honored to have been a part of that dramatic change. "

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" I think I love it more as I get older because I keep getting better on drums, vibes and piano. "

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" I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was growing up in Chicago in the 1920s. "

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" I've always been crazy about playing. "

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" Music was our wife, and we loved her. And we stayed with her, and we clothed her, and we put diamond rings on her hands. "

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" Playing gives me as much good feeling now as it did when I was a bitty kid. "

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" Playing is my way of thinking, talking, communicating. "

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" So I always figured I'd still be playing at this age. "

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" That was a big deal at the time, because no blacks were integrated with whites in anything - not in sports, basketball, football, nothing. "

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" Working with Benny was important for me and for black musicians in general. "

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