Lionel Hampton, Fort Hayes 1942

This flyer for a 1942 Lionel Hampton concert at Fort Hayes in Columbus Ohio must be among the rarest items on the Otto Flückiger collection. Imagine what it was like to be there!

Lionel Hampton, Fort Hayes 1942

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To make it easier for your imagination, here’s Hampton and his band playing “In the Bag”, recorded on May 26 1942, nearly two months before the Fort Hayes gig: Lionel Hampton: In The Bag

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