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Harold Betters, Slide Hampton - Harold Betters Meets Slide Hampton album download

Performer:

Harold Betters

Title:

Harold Betters Meets Slide Hampton

Genre:

Jazz

MP3 album size:

1385 mb

Other music formats:

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Rating:

4.7 ✱

Date of release:

1965

Harold Betters, Slide Hampton - Harold Betters Meets Slide Hampton album download

Tracklist

A1 That Feeling
A2 Rum And Coke
A3 Satin Doll
A4 Major Minor
A5 Soft Winds
B1 Misty
B2 Song Is Ended
B3 The Beat
B4 New Waltz
B5 Perdido

Locksley Wellington "Slide" Hampton (born April 21, 1932) is an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. Described by critics as a master composer, arranger and uniquely gifted trombone player, Hampton's career is among the most distinguished in jazz. As his nickname implies, Hampton's main instrument is slide trombone, but he also occasionally plays tuba and flugelhorn. The album will be recorded in 2010. He recently completed two new Big Band arrangements – "In Case of Emergency" and "The Drum Song" (both Hampton originals). Harold Betters Meets Slide Hampton.

Harold Betters Meets Slide Hampton. Gateway Records 7009.

Slide Hampton returned to Pittsburgh to record the album "Harold Betters Meets Slide Hampton" that was released on Gateway Records in 1965. Slide worked as a music director for several Motown artist from 1964 to 1967 including Stevie Wonder and the Four Tops. Slide served as a special adviser and arranger for the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band and wrote arrangements for many recording projects around the world. He recorded a tribute album for Dizzy Gillespie in 1993 titled "Dedicated to Diz" and released inclusion (1993), Slide Plays Jobim (2002), Jazz Matinee (2002). Hampton appeared at Pittsburgh's Manchester Craftsman Jazz Series. The live recording of that performance was released on MCJ Jazz in 2003 titled "Spirit of the Horn"

On the Gateway roster were Harold Betters, Slide Hampton, Walt Harper, Charles Bell, Jerry Betters, the Human Beinz, Jon Walton, The Del Vikings, Norman Charles, The Classmen, Marie La Donna, Donnie Elbert, Liz Seneff, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans and many polka bands. The Gateway recording studio was located above the main National Record Mart store on Forbes Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh.

Slide Hampton is a jazz trombonist and arranger. He was born Locksley Wellington Hampton on April 21, 1932 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, but largely spent his youth in Indianapolis. He has played with Lionel Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, and Woody Herman, and was musical director for singer Lloyd Price and is a two-time grammy winner. SLIDE HAMPTON & HAROLD BETTERS - Betters Meets Slide ~ GATEWAY 7009 {nm dg orig}. Slide Hampton Slide Hampton UK vinyl LP album record SMCP5049 MAJOR MINOR 1970.

Born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Betters is the brother of drummer and singer Jerry Betters. Betters studied music education at Ithaca College for two years, and then studied at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music for a year. In the 1950s he made a tour with the Ray Charles big band, playing at the Apollo Theatre. Then he led his own quartet which included pianist John Thomas and Jerry Betters on drums.

He was also an excellent section player, and handled bop as well. Betters recorded a number of albums in the early and mid-'60s, one a surprising two-trombone date with Slide Hampton in 1965.

Harold Betters (born March 21, 1928) is an American jazz trombone player. A prominent jazz musician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Betters released nine LPs on Gateway Records, and three LPs for Reprise. Born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Betters is the brother of drummer and singer Jerry Betters In the 1950s he made a tour with the Ray Charles big band, playing at the Apollo Theatre

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