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Slide Hampton

Trombonist, Composer, Arranger

Announcement from the Hampton Family:

The Hampton family is sad to announce the passing of Locksley Wellington “Slide” Hampton, 89, on November 20th, 2021, at his home in Orange, New Jersey. 

A memorial service to remember his life and legacy will be held along with his 90th birthday celebration in April. 

The family appreciates how much his friends, colleagues, and associates respected him as a fabulous trombonist, composer and arranger. We would like to express our gratitude to all of you for being a part of his life and musical journey. 


The Hampton Family