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The New Lionel Hampton Big Band

The New Lionel Hampton Big Band

March 23, 2019  ·  Zellerbach Theatre


World Premiere

After a 15-year hiatus, the Lionel Hampton Big Band is back on stage with energetic jazz, swing and bebop. Comprised of musicians who played with renowned bandleader/musician Lionel Hampton himself, this group promises a night of swinging jazz from Hampton's repertoire, including favorites by Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Foster, Quincy Jones and more. Plus, enjoy the world premiere of a piece by the group's sax player and co-leader, Lance Bryant. 

Joseph Doubleday replaces Jason Marsalis for this performance. 

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  • Saturday, March 23 @ 8 PM


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Media support for this performance provided by WRTI.

Photo credit: Courtesy The New Lionel Hampton Big Band