Saxophonist, pianist, and educator. Born February 8, 1930 in Greenville, South Carolina; died August 17, 2005 in Riverdale, Maryland.
Attended Howard University in late 1940s. Following service in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1957, he joined the Howard Theater house band, succeeding Rick Henderson as its musical director in 1964. Taught music at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup, Maryland
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Hampton, Charlie. Interview. Interview by W. Royal Stokes, December 1, 1984. W. Royal Stokes Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Schudel, Matt. “D.C. Jazz Band Leader Charlie Hampton, 75, Dies.” Washington Post, August 26, 2005.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Hampton of the Howard.” Washington Post. December 16, 1984.
Zibart, Eve. “Jazz Evening.” Washington Post, April 3, 1978.
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