Midnight Sun

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although firmly identified with Benny Goodman and the swing era, vibraphonist Lionel Hampton led one of the most bop-oriented and forward-looking big bands of the mid-to-late '40s; for proof of that check out "Mingus Fingers" by Charles Mingus on this CD. This set reissues some of Hampton's most boppish sides from 1946-47 along with the original version of "Midnight Sun" and is full of extroverted solos and exciting ensembles. Although tenorman Arnett Cobb heard in the earlier selections and pianist Milt Buckner are the best-known sidemen, such musicians as the screaming trumpeters Jimmy Nottingham and Leo "the Whistler" Sheppard and tenors Morris Lane, John Sparrow and the...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although firmly identified with Benny Goodman and the swing era, vibraphonist Lionel Hampton led one of the most bop-oriented and forward-looking big bands of the mid-to-late '40s; for proof of that check out "Mingus Fingers" by Charles Mingus on this CD. This set reissues some of Hampton's most boppish sides from 1946-47 along with the original version of "Midnight Sun" and is full of extroverted solos and exciting ensembles. Although tenorman Arnett Cobb heard in the earlier selections and pianist Milt Buckner are the best-known sidemen, such musicians as the screaming trumpeters Jimmy Nottingham and Leo "the Whistler" Sheppard and tenors Morris Lane, John Sparrow and the young Johnny Griffin provide their own strong moments. Until Decca gets around to reissuing all of Hamp's big band sides in chronological order, this is one of the sets to get.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/1993
  • Label: Grp Records
  • UPC: 011105062527
  • Catalog Number: 625

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra Primary Artist, Track Performer
Lionel Hampton Indexed Contributor, Primary Artist, Piano, Drums, Vocals, Vibes, Track Performer
Milt Buckner Piano
Arnett Cobb Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Johnny Griffin Tenor Saxophone
Charles Mingus Bass
Joe Wilder Trumpet
Booty Wood Trombone
James Robinson Trombone
Dan Burley Piano
Britt Woodman Trombone
Teddy Buckner Trumpet
Joe Comfort Bass
Sonny Craven Trombone
Wendell Culley Trumpet
Charlie Fowlkes Baritone Saxophone
Duke Garrette Trumpet
Eugene "Fats" Heard Drums
George Jenkins Drums
Jackie Kelso Clarinet
Ben Kynard Alto Saxophone
Morris Lane Tenor Saxophone
Billy Mackel Guitar
Joe Morris Trumpet
Jimmy Nottingham Trumpet
David Page Trumpet
Andrew Penn Trombone
Bobby Plater Alto Saxophone
Leo Shepherd Trumpet
Ted Sinclair Bass
Johnny Sparrow Tenor Saxophone
Earl "Bagga" Walker Drums
Earl Fox Walker Drums
Walter Williams Trumpet
Jimmy Wormick Trombone
Snooky Young Trumpet
Jack Kelson Jr. Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
John Sparrow Tenor Saxophone
Lammar Wright Jr. Trumpet
Fats Heard Drums
Al Hayes Trombone
Charlie Harris Bass
Technical Credits
Milt Buckner Arranger
Lionel Hampton Composer
Charles Mingus Arranger
Sonny Burke Arranger, Composer
Dave Grusin Producer, Executive Producer
Milt Gabler Producer
Duke Garrette Arranger
Nancy Hamilton Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer, Reissue Producer
Ben Kynard Arranger
Sonny Mediana Production Director
Johnny Mercer Composer
Larry Rosen Producer, Executive Producer
Leo Shepherd Arranger
Dan Serrano Art Direction
Burt Korall Liner Notes
Lammar Wright Jr. Contributor
Jackie Salway Graphic Design
Alba Acevedo Graphic Design
Morgan Lewis Composer
Joop Visser Producer
Scott Johnson Art Direction
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