Vibes King

The "King of Vibes", <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002200" title="Lionel Hampton" href="/topic/entertainment/lionel-hampton-PECLB002200.topic">Lionel Hampton</a>, wrote more than 200 pieces as a composer and arranger. He also established two record labels, a publishing company, had a music school named after him and won a National Medal of the Arts.
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The "King of Vibes", Lionel Hampton, wrote more than 200 pieces as a composer and arranger. He also established two record labels, a publishing company, had a music school named after him and won a National Medal of the Arts.

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