Muzak Sessions:

LIONEL HAMPTON ORCHESTRA - SESSION II - DEC 76

Muzak Sessions:

NEVER RELEASED

This session was recorded in 1976 and has been not been released until just now.

TWO NEW SONGS

Two of the songs were written specifically for this session

LOST SESSION

Hampton's own autobiagraohy fails to mention this session

LINER NOTES

SESION REEL #1

SESSION REEL #2

1. I'm Coming Virginia [2:49]

 

2. Hamp The Champ [2:16

 

3. The Doctor [2:16]

 

4. I've Never Been In Love Before [3:12]

 

5. She [3:23]

 

6. Cool Charlie [2:16]

 

7. Carol You're A Gorgeous Thing [2:42]

 

8. Lionel's Train [2:51

 

9. Wait No More [3:50]

 

10. How High The Moon [2:07]

 

11. Twilight In The City [3:03]

 

12. Who Am I To Say [3:43

SESSION MUSICIANS

TROMBONES

SONNY RUSSO

PAUL FAULISE

WARREN COVINGTON

WAYNE ANDRE

SAXES

RAY BECKENSTIEN

FRANK FOSTER

FRANK WESS

PAUL MOEN

BABE CLARKE

TRUMPETS

MEL DAVIS

VICTOR PAZ

IRWIN MARKOWITZ

DOMINK ALOI

RHYTHM

FRANKS OWENS - Piani
JIMMY JOHNSON -Drums

AL CAIOLA - Guitar

RUBBENS BASSINI - Percussion

MILT HINTON - Bass
LIONEL HAMPTONI - Vibraphone

PRODUCTION

  • FRANK HUNTER – Arranger
  • LIONEL HAMPTOM - Arranger
  • JOHN MICEL - Copyist
  • JANE JARVIS – Contractor
  •  
  • RICK NASH - Producer
  • MARK WILLIAMS - Mix Engineer
  • DAVE HARRIS - Mastering Engineer

QUICK
MUZAK
FACTS
 

1934

 

 

THE YEAR THAT MUZAK BEGAIN OPERATIONS

1,400 

 

NUMBER OF ARTISTS RECORDED IN MUZAK SESSIONS

31,000 

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF TRACKS RECORDED IN MUZAK SESSIONS

Dear Lionel:

 

Bill Titone, your manager said that we were free to schedule to schedule you for another great recording session any time around December 13th.

We Have you booked for Wednesday, December 15th, 1976 at 1:00 PM, Studio B, R.C.A. we have hired the substantially the same group. This includes your men, Paul Moen, Dominick Aloi, Glenn Drews plus most of the others that were on that other session.

Frank Hunter will do the arranging. There are two separate arrangements left over from the other session:

 

1. HAMP THE CHAMP

2. I’M COMING VIRGINIA

 

For the remaining ten, we are including the three you gave us some time ago (WHO AM I TO SAY, Etc.) plus some other originals of yours.

 

NBC is going to film part of it for a news release! Please call us as soon as possible so we can finish up any details.

 

Best Wishes

Jane Jarvis