Slide Hampton, Trombonist, Composer and Arranger, Dies at 89

He began playing professionally as a child, worked with some of jazz’s biggest names in the 1950s and was a leading figure in the music for the next 60 years.

Slide Hampton, Trombonist, Composer and Arranger, Dies at 89
He began playing professionally as a child, worked with some of jazz’s biggest names in the 1950s and was a leading figure in the music for the next 60 years.