Slide Hampton Similar Artists

Frank Rosolino - 100% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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20 August 1926, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 26 November 1978, Los Angeles, California, USA. After dabbling with guitar, Rosolino took up the trombone while in his teens. After military service during World War II he played in a succession of big bands, including those of Bob Chester and Glen Gray. In 1948 he was one of several bebop-influenced musicians playing in Gene Krupa& Read more

Carl Fontana - 98% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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18 July 1928, Monroe, Louisiana, USA, d. 9 October 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. As a teenager Fontana played trombone in a band led by his father, then joined Woody Herman in 1952. Subsequent big band stints came with Lionel Hampton and Stan Kenton. In the late 50s he worked with Kai Winding’s four-trombone band. He spent most of the 60s working in house bands in Las V Read more

Al Grey - 68% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Albert Thornton Grey, 6 June 1925, Aldie, Virginia, USA, d. 24 March 2000, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Early in his career Grey played trombone in bands in the US Navy but soon after World War II he joined Benny Carter, whom he always credited with extending his musical knowledge. After leaving Carter, Grey played in the bands of Jimmie Lunceford and Lucky Millinder. In 1948, he Read more

Bill Watrous - 55% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Russell Watrous III, 8 June 1939, Middletown, Connecticut, USA. Although Watrous took some formal musical tuition and also learned trombone from his father, he was largely self-taught. After playing in semi-professional bands, he studied with Herbie Nichols before turning full-time in the early 60s. He played in bands led by artists such as Billy Butterfield, Kai Win Read more

Steve Turre - 51% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 September 1948, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Early in his professional career Turre played trombone with jazzman Rahsaan Roland Kirk and with Santana, the Latin-tinged rock band. This was in California where he was raised and by which time he had studied music at North Texas State University. He toured with Ray Charles’ band, was briefly with Woody Shaw, joined Art Blakey&# Read more

J.J. Johnson - 31% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Blues Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Louis Johnson, 22 January 1924, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, d. 4 February 2001, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Johnson originally studied piano and baritone saxophone, before taking up the trombone at the age of 14. By the time he was 18 years old, he had performed professionally with various territory bands, before joining the band of the great swing altoist Benny Carter Read more

Ruby Braff - 23% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Reuben Braff, 16 March 1927, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, d. 9 February 2003, North Chatham, Massachusetts, USA. Although Braff did not make a notable impact on the jazz scene until the mid-50s, he was already an accomplished and experienced cornet player. He had worked extensively in the Boston area from the late 40s, playing with Pee Wee Russell and Edmond Hall, recording w Read more

Frank Wess - 22% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frank Wellington Wess, 4 January 1922, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Wess started out on alto saxophone, playing in bands in and around Washington, DC, where he was raised. Later, he switched to tenor saxophone and worked briefly in the band led by Blanche Calloway. He developed his musical abilities while on military service and, following his discharge at the end of World Wa Read more

Bill Coleman - 20% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Johnson Coleman, 4 August 1904, Centreville, Kentucky, USA, d. 24 August 1981, Toulouse, France. Despite trying various reed instruments, Coleman switched to trumpet after hearing records by Louis Armstrong and served his apprenticeship during the late 20s and early 30s in a string of amateur, semi-pro and professional bands, including those led by J.C. Higginbotham, Read more

Carmell Jones - 16% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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William Carmell Jones, 19 July 1936, Kansas City, Kansas, USA, d. 7 November 1996, Kansas City, USA. After attracting favourable attention for his trumpet playing in bands in the Kansas City area, Jones moved to Los Angeles in 1961, where he joined Bud Shank for an engagement at the Drift Inn, Malibu. He recorded with this group and later worked with Gerald Wilson and the Re Read more

Arnett Cobb - 14% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 August 1918, Houston, Texas, USA, d. 24 March 1989, Houston, Texas, USA. Cobb began playing the tenor saxophone professionally in 1933. He spent several of his early years in the fine territory band led by Milt Larkin, a unit which numerous musicians of the older generation still hold in awe. Approached in 1941 by Lionel Hampton, who was then in the process of forming a n Read more

Donald Byrd - 13% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Funk Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 December 1932, Detroit, Michigan, USA. In the early 50s Byrd studied trumpet and composition and also played in bands during his military service. Later in the decade he was frequently called upon to record with leading bop musicians, including John Coltrane, Jackie McLean, Phil Woods, Sonny Rollins, Art Blake, Kenny Clarke and Gigi Gryce (with whom he co-led the Jazz Lab Read more

Harry "Sweets" Edison - 13% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1915, Columbus, Ohio, USA, d. 27 July 1999, Columbus, Ohio, USA. A trumpeter who was inspired by Louis Armstrong, Edison gained valuable early experience with a number of territory bands, including the excellent Jeter-Pillars Orchestra. After a short spell with Lucky Millinder, Edison joined the Count Basie band in 1938, where he remained until Basie folded his bi Read more

Roswell Rudd - 13% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1935, Sharon, Connecticut, USA. Rudd studied singing and French horn at college and theory at Harvard (1954-58). Like several other members of the 60s avant garde he began his jazz career playing dixieland, a fact that points up the line of evolution between the New Orleans roots and the New Thing, and his big, fulsome trombone sound strongly recalls the early &# Read more

Victor Feldman - 13% match to Slide Hampton

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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