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The Hampton Sisters: A Jazz Tribute CD

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Featuring Aletra Hampton on piano and vocals, Virtue Hampton Whitted on bass and vocals, Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson on saxophone, and Lawrence Clark III on drums. The Hampton Sisters were an Indianapolis based Jazz quarted, formed during World War II.  They also performeda at times with their 5 brothers.  The sisters continued to perform together until 2006. The Hampton family was also the subject of a PBS documentary, The Unforgettable Hampton Family (2011).

CD includes tracks such as:

Summer Time, Get Your Kicks on Route 66. When It's Sleepy Time Down South and Ain't Misbehavin'. 

CD Format.  2003, Indiana Historical Society. 15 tracks; running time 70:36.