[Dixielandjazz] Lionel Hampton, was Jan August

Anton Crouch anton.crouch at optusnet.com.au
Mon Jun 6 20:30:01 PDT 2011

Hello Al

I didn't know that - thanks.

I've read that Lionel Hampton played the piano in a similar way - using 
four fingers (two from each hand) and treating the piano keyboard as a 
mallet instrument. Is this so?


On 7/06/2011 12:37, alevy at alevy.com wrote:
> Actually Jan played marimba and vibes.
> On the "piano" records he played the "two finger"
> (one from each hand) runs. Bart Spiro played
> on another piano. (most of what you hear)
> Cheers,
> Al
> Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Conductor, Teacher and Music Prep.
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> http://alevy.com

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