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Jazz Musician of the Day: Slide Hampton

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Slide Hampton
All About Jazz is celebrating Slide Hampton's birthday today!

Slide Hampton\'s distinguished career spans decades in the evolution of jazz. At the age of 12 he was already touring the Midwest with the Indianapolis-based Hampton Band, led by his father and comprising other members of his musical family. By 1952, at the age of 20, he was performing at Carnegie Hall with the Lionel Hampton Band. He then joined Maynard Ferguson\'s band... Read more.

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