Jivin Blues: Small Bands
With the enormous success Hampton enjoyed with the Benny Goodman Quartet he was able to secure recording sessions of his own. Utilizing the cream of Jazz musicians he laid down an extraordinary body of small group recordings between 1937 and 1940,25 of which are featured on this collection. Tracks include 'Jiving' the Vibes', 'Jack the Bellboy', '12th Street Rag', 'Wizzin' the Wiz' and 'Ring Dem Bells'. Acrobat. 2003.