June 7 Artists of the Day: Lionel Hampton and Roy Ayers

June 7 features two artists of the day, Lionel Hampton and Roy Ayers.  Both artists play a unique instrument: the vibraphone.

Information about Lionel Hampton can be found here:

NPR: http://www.npr.org/2008/11/17/96965180/feeling-the-vibes-the-short-history-of-a-long-instrument

PBS: http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_hampton_lionel.htm

Youtube videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHf7W30j4iohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KME0TMnhF6M

Roy Ayers information can be found here:

Official website: http://www.royayers.com/

Youtube videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M36OGCfYp3Ahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7qVPFEaFX8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuDUWp4h9h4


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