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Stolen Moments: A Pictorial Essay of the Greatest Jazz Giants of our Times

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Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Hampton ranks among the greatest names in jazz history, having worked with a who's who of jazz musicians, from Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, and Quincy Jones. In 1992, he was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. Hamp was blaring at our house!

Lionel Leo Hampton (April 1908 – August was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor.

Ramsey Lewis at the Birdhouse in 1961 by Laird Scott

Ramsey Lewis at the Birdhouse 1961 by Laird Scott. Most of his work does little for me but his Trio's version of "Wade In The Water" is a dancer.

Mosaic Records - Grant Green's "Street Of Dreams" Session

Elvin Jones, Grant Green's "Street Of Dreams" Session

Wes Montgomery, a master and innovator.  Often played in octaves.  This is what the last frame on a roll of film can look like!   HH

Wes Montgomery - in the right mood yes, though a fantastic player sometimes I want more of a blues feel, more aching lines

Laird Scott

Laird Scott