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

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

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