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Slide Hampton

Slide Hampton is a okay trombonist and arranger because the mid-’50s, assisting to keep the custom of bop alive both in his using and his composing. After dealing with Pal Johnson (1955-1956) and Lionel Hampton, he became a significant drive in Maynard Ferguson’s exceptional big music group of 1957-1959. He led octets in the 1960s with such sidemen as Freddie Hubbard and George Coleman. After vacationing with Woody Herman to European countries in 1968, Hampton resolved abroad where he remained very energetic. Since time for the U.S. in 1977, he led his Globe of Trombones (which features nine trombonists), performed within a co-op quintet known as Continuum, and been involved with many Dizzy Gillespie tribute tasks, recording within the 1990s for Telarc.

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