Who was Slide Hampton and what was his cause of death? age, wife, net worth, American jazz trombonist died at 89: There has been a sad demise of one of the biggest legends that the country has ever seen when it comes to American Jazz Trombonist, composer, and arranger who went by the surname Locksley Wellington, his career is among the most illustrious in jazz, the reviews were hailing him as a great writer, arrange and unusually skilled trombone performer. Hampton’s primary instrument is the slide Trombone but he also plays the tuba and flugelhorn on occasion, sadly the legend has passed away recently on 20th November at the age of 89. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Slide Hampton Death Cause
The reason for his death hasn’t been disclosed as of yet in the media, given his advanced age, he might speculate that this has been the reason for his demise, he was born in Jeannette in Pennsylvania on 21st April in the year 1932, after finishing his formal schooling, the late Hampton embarked on a career when it comes to the musician.
Who was Slide Hampton? Wife and Kids
The personality of Slide Hampton’s wife has yet to be unveiled in the media, we have been unable to learn anything about the marriage and children because no such information is available publicly, talking about his other family details, Hampton’s parents are Laura and Clarke, they have raised 12 children, taught them to play musical instruments and embarked on a journey with them as a family band.
In the year 1983, the family moved to Indianapolis for the first time. Father, mother, eight brothers, and four sisters all played instruments in the Hamptons musical family, Dawn Hampton and Virtue Hampton Whitted were two of his sisters, Slide Hampton is one of the rare Trombone players which he played with his left hand, Hampton was given a trombone set up to play left-handed.
Slide Hampton Net Worth
The net worth of Slide Hampton has been reported to be approximately $10 Million, he is a well-known musician, he must have amassed a sizable fortune throughout his life, working with numerous bands earned him a reputation, with horn players Freddie Hubbard and George Coleman, he founded the Slide Hampton Octet in the year 1962, the band toured in the United States and Europe and released albums on a variety of labels.
One of the biggest legends has died in the industry, he has done a lot as an artist and he has spent most of his life dedicated to art, our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased, may his soul rest in peace.