Newport Uproar

Newport Uproar

by Lionel Hampton & His All-Star Alumni Big BandLionel Hampton & His All-Star Alumni Big Band

Vinyl LP(Long Playing Record - 180 Gram Vinyl)

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Overview

This LP, since reissued on CD, has Lionel Hampton's first concert at the Newport Jazz Festival and overall is quite exciting. Hampton gathered together an all-star alumni band that, in addition to trombonist Al Grey, Frank Foster on tenor and a couple of appearances by pianist Milt Buckner, boasts the extraordinary trumpet section of Snooky Young, Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Newman and Wallace Davenport. The climax is provided on Hamp's perennial "Flying Home" which finds Illinois Jacquet reprising and then extending his famous solo.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/21/2015
Label: Pure Pleasure
UPC: 5060149622162
catalogNumber: 3891

Tracks

  1. Turn Me Loose
  2. Thai Silk
  3. Tempo's Birthday
  4. Greasy Greens
  5. Greasy Greens (Encore)
  6. Meet Benny Bailey
  7. Medley: Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop/Hamp's Boogie Woogie
  8. Misunderstood Blues
  9. Flying Home

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