New Lionel Hampton Big Band

Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street , Philadelphia, PA 19104

After a 15-year hiatus, the Lionel Hampton Big Band is back on stage with energetic jazz, swing and bebop. Comprised of musicians who played with renowned bandleader/musician Lionel Hampton himself, this group promises a night of swinging jazz from Hampton's repertoire, including favorites by Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Foster, Quincy Jones and more. Plus, enjoy the world premiere of a piece by the group's sax player and co-leader, Lance Bryant.