Facts about Lionel Hampton

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Lionel Hampton was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between April 20, 1908 and August 31, 2002.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Lionel.

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Famous quotes by Lionel Hampton (13)


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"So I always figured I'd still be playing at this age"
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"Music was our wife, and we loved her. And we stayed with her, and we clothed her, and we put diamond rings on her hands"
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"I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was growing up in Chicago in the 1920s"
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"Working with Benny was important for me and for black musicians in general"
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"I think I love it more as I get older because I keep getting better on drums, vibes and piano"
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"Every day I look forward to getting with my instruments, trying new things"
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"Black and white players hadn't appeared together in public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G"
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"I feel honored to have been a part of that dramatic change"
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"Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God"
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"Playing is my way of thinking, talking, communicating"
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"Playing gives me as much good feeling now as it did when I was a bitty kid"
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"The secret is keeping busy, and loving what you do"
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"Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind"


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