Sister Salvation – Slide Hampton

From the spiritual tradition, Slide's medium up swing in 3/4 preaches the truth, as played by horns.

Slide Hampton

born on April 21, 1932

Trombonist Locksley Wellington "Slide" Hampton was born in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. The Hamptons were a very musical family in which mother, father, eight brothers and four sisters all played instruments and formed a family band. The family moved to Indianapolis in 1938. In 1944, at the age of twelve, Slide played in his family's Indianapolis jazz band, The Duke Hampton Band. Read more...

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