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Lionel Hampton September 11, 1939

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
alto saxophone, arranger
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
vibraphone
piano
guitar
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 When Lights Are Low 2:14
2 When Lights Are Low (Alternate Take) 0:00
3 One Sweet Letter From You 3:20 Lionel Hampton (vocal)
4 Hot Mallets 2:15
5 Early Session Hop 2:41
Content State: draft
genre: Swing, bop, big band
Recording Date: 
1939-09-11
Label Name: 
Victor
Leader(s): 
Lionel Hampton
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
vibraphone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
arranger
Personnel: 
Dizzy Gillespie
Personnel: 
Benny Carter
Personnel: 
Chu Berry
Personnel: 
Coleman Hawkins
Personnel: 
Ben Webster
Personnel: 
Lionel Hampton
Personnel: 
Clyde Hart
Personnel: 
Charlie Christian
Personnel: 
Milt Hinton
Personnel: 
Cozy Cole
Personnel: 
Benny Carter
Ensemble Size: 
orchestra
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

The way our two sources list Hampton's own contribution to this session is confusing: Jazzdisco implies that on the track he sings, he does not play vibes, while Bruyninckx says he just adds vocals on that track--presumably while playing vibes, too. -JS

Sources: 
jazzdisco.org, bruyninckx