• Slide Hampton Dies: Grammy-Winning Trombonist And Composer Was 89

    13 days ago - By Deadline

    Slide Hampton, a jazz mainstay on the trombone for more than 60 years, died Saturday at his home in Orange, NJ at age 89. His grandson confirmed his death, but didn't give a cause. Hampton was one of the top trombonists of his era, starting in the late 1950s post-bebop scene. He was part of...
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