MUZAK SESSIONS Lionel Hampton Orchestra TRACKS: I'm Coming Virginia [2:49] Hamp The Champ [2:16 The Doctor [2:16] I've Never Been In Love [3:12] She [3:23] Cool Charlie [2:16] Carol You're A Gorgeous Thing [2:42] Lionel's Train [2:51] Releases Sept. 29, 2016 ©Muzak Archives Wait No More [3:50] How High The Moon [2:07] Twilight In The City [3:03] Who Am I To Say [3:43]
MUZAK SESSIONS  Lionel Hampton Orchestra  TRACKS   I m Coming Virginia  2 49    Hamp The Champ  2 16  The Doctor  2 16    ...
SAXES RAY BECKENSTEIN - Tenor Sax Ray Beckenstein was one of the founding members of the New York Sax Quartet. Beckenstein played many session dates with a diverse line-up including: George Benson, Lee Ritenhour, Janis Ian and Phoebe Snow as well as Urbie Green, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gil Evans, Stan Getz and Lena Horne. FRANK FOSTER - Tenor Sax Foster was a renowned sax player, arranger and composer. He was part of many collaboradons with the Count Basie Orchestra where he was lead say player for years. Foster then then took over the running of the ship when Basie died. He also played with Elvin Jones group, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band and Cecil Bridgewater. Mr. Foster also co-led a quintets in the early eighdes with fellow sax player Frank Wess FRANK WESS - Alto Sax Mr. Wess was befer known as one of the first major jazz fludsts. Wess was a Basie protégé but before playing with Count Basie he played with the Billy Ecksdne Orchestra and with R&B Star Bull Moose Jackson. Wess also played with Clark Terry’s Big Band and with the New York Quartet. PAUL MOEN– Alto Sax Moen gigged around Seafle for a while before afending Berklee. He worked with vibraphonist Bobby Paunefo in the mid-1970s/ Moen also worked with the likes of Ray Mandlla, Dizzy Gillespie and Cab Calloway well into the 1990s. BABE CLARKE - Baritone Sax Arthur “Babe” Clarke aside from this session, played on other sessions of noted ardsts during the sixdes and sevendes. He recorded with Cannonball Adderly, Hubert Lawes, Grover Washington, Jr. George Benson and Mel Torme
SAXES  RAY BECKENSTEIN  - Tenor Sax    Ray Beckenstein was one of the founding  members of the New York Sax Quartet.  Beck...
TRUMPETS VICTOR PAZ – Trumpet Victor was a regular member of numerous Lionel Hampton recording sessions throughout his recording career. In addidon he is credited playing with or recording for: Buddy Rich, The Funk Jazz Brothers, Deodato, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Astrud Gilberto, Bob James, Eddie Kendricks, Eric Gale, Tito Puente . MEL DAVIS – Trumpet Mel Davis was a muld-talented musician and arranger, best known for his trumpet playing. In addidon to trumpet, he played piano, violin, drums, tuba, bass, accordion and ocarina as well as being one of the original and long dme Sesame Street band-members, where he stayed for seventeen years. Davis also appeared on the "Tonight Show" with Doc Severinsen. IRVIN MARKOWITZ – Trumpet Irvin "Marky" Markowitz played early in his career in a number of big bands, including those of Charlie Spivak, Jimmy Dorsey, Boyd Raeburn, and Woody Herman. He worked primarily as a studio musician during the 1960s. Marky was a "first call" trumpeter for many top ardsts of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, including Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, the Young Rascals, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennef and Dionne Warwick. DOMINICK ALOI - Trumpet Most notable for work with Ray Barrefo, Aloi was also a “A List” NYC session player throughout the 1960's and the 1970's and on into the 1980’s
TRUMPETS  VICTOR PAZ     Trumpet    Victor was a regular member of numerous  Lionel Hampton recording sessions  throughout...
TROMBONES SANTO "SONNY" RUSSO – Trombone Santo "Sonny" Russo Russo grew up in a musical family; both his father and grandfather were professional horn players. He started out with Buddy Morrow in 1947, and then played Art Mooney, Tito Puente, Buddy Rich, Neal ,Jimmy Dorsey and Tommy Dorsey and Maynard Ferguson (1956). From 1967 to 1973 he was a member of The Tonight Show orchestra WARREN COVINGTON – Trombone Warren Covington played early on with Isham Jones, then with Les Brown Gene Krupa. Later on he became a staff musician for CBS radio for two sdnts. Axer Tommy Dorsey died suddenly the Tommy Dorsey estate approached Covington to form a new Tommy Dorsey band, which he led. PAUL FAULISE – Trombone Paul Faulise, first became known to jazz audiences for his work with Kai Winding's trombone septet but can also be heard on the recordings of such jazz luminaries as Cannonball Adderley, Oscar Peterson, Art Farmer, Jimmy Smith, Quincy Jones, and Benny Goodman. His discography includes Freddie Hubbard, Maynard Ferguson, Sarah Vaughan, Charles Mingus , Donny Hathaway, Deodato, George Benson, Quincy Jones, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dizzy Gillespie, B.B. King, Judy Collins, Chaka Khan and Jimmy Smith . WAYNE ANDRE – Trombone He played with Charlie Spivak in the early 1950s before spending some dme in the U.S. Air Force. In 1955 he joined the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, and in 1956 played with Woody Herman. From 1956 to 1958 he played with Kai Winding and afended the Manhafan School of Music. His solos may be heard on such albums as Liza Minnelli's "More Than You Know" on Liza with a Z, Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run and "BlueTurk" on Alice Cooper's School's Out album
TROMBONES  SANTO  SONNY  RUSSO     Trombone    Santo   Sonny  Russo  Russo grew up in a musical  family  both his father a...
RHYTHM FRANK OWENS – Piano Frank Owens played on Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited", which launched a successful career as a a session player. He recorded with Tony Orlando & Dawn, Neil Sedaka, David ClaytonThomas, Jackie Wilson, Teresa Brewer and Elton John. AL CAIOLA- Guitar Al Caiola is a guitarist who played jazz, country, rock, western, and pop music. He has been both a studio musician and stage performer. Caiola has recorded over fixy albums and worked with some of the biggest stars of the 20th century, including Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Mitch Miller, and Tony Bennef. REUBENS BASSINI – Percussion Bassini was a percussionist, who played bongos and congas above all. He played together with the band Os Ipanemas. He also played with Judy Collins, João Gilberto, Sérgio Mendes, Chuck Mangione, Dom Salvador, Carly Simon, Spyro Gyra, Eumir Deodato and Dave Grusin. JIMMY JOHNSON JR – Drums Drummer Jimmy Johnson, because oh his diversity was able to play on a broad variety of sessions including: Albert King, Big Mama Thornton, Bo Diddley, Bobbi Humphrey, Carly Simon, Duke Ellington,Garland Jeffreys, George Benson, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Mongo Santamaria, Marlena Shaw, Quincy Jones, Ray Bryant, Shirley Scof, Sonny Sdf, Sun Ra and Yusef Lateef MILT HINTON – Bass Milt “The Judge” Hinton was regarded as the Dean of jazz bass players. In l936, Milt joined Cab He was also featured on numerous recordings accompanying Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Ethel Waters, and Teddy Wilson - to name just a few. Most of these sessions have become jazz classics.Milt has played with virtually every jazz and popular ardst from Ellington, Coltrane and the Marsalis Brothers to Streisand, Midler and McCartney. Lionel Hampton – Vibraphone & Bandleader
RHYTHM  FRANK OWENS     Piano    Frank Owens played on Bob Dylan s  Highway 61  Revisited , which  launched a successful c...
PRODUCTION FRANK HUNTER - Arranger LIONEL HAMPTON - Arranger JOHN MICEL - Copyist JANE JARVIS - Contractor RICK NASH - Producer MARK WILLIAMS - Mix Engineer DAVE HARRIS - Mastering Engineer BUY ON ITUNES TRACKS: I'm Coming Virginia [2:49] Hamp The Champ [2:16 The Doctor [2:16] I've Never Been In Love [3:12] She [3:23] Cool Charlie [2:16] Carol You're A Gorgeous Thing [2:42] Lionel's Train [2:51] Wait No More [3:50] How High The Moon [2:07] Twilight In The City [3:03] Who Am I To Say [3:43]
PRODUCTION  FRANK HUNTER - Arranger  LIONEL HAMPTON - Arranger  JOHN MICEL - Copyist  JANE JARVIS - Contractor  RICK NASH ...