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Hampton at Jerusalem Jazz Festival
|Birth name||Locksley Wellington Hampton|
|Born||April 21, 1932|
Jeannette, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Instruments||Trombone, Tuba, Flugelhorn|
|Labels||MCG Jazz, Atlantic, Epic|
Locksley Wellington "Slide" Hampton (born April 21, 1932) is an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. As his nickname implies, Hampton's main instrument is slide trombone, but he also occasionally plays tuba and flugelhorn.
References[change | change source]
- Larkin, Colin. The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Guinness, page 1818, (1995)
- Harvard Jazz Band, 1981