Quote of the Day: Lionel Hampton on Jazz

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Lionel Hampton
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You can read this quote by Lionel Hampton from his autobiography, Hamp (1989), in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read more quotes from Hampton here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.


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