For the Love of Music Guest stars like Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder are on hand to help the 87-year-old vibes king woo younger fans. But the For the Love… For the Love of Music Guest stars like Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder are on hand to help the 87-year-old vibes king woo younger fans. But the For the Love… 1995-07-18 Lionel Hampton Jazz
Music Review

For the Love of Music (1995)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Jul 18, 1995; Lead Performance: Lionel Hampton; Genre: Jazz

Guest stars like Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder are on hand to help the 87-year-old vibes king woo younger fans. But the For the Love of Music's producers would have been better off letting Lionel Hampton do his own thing. The one track overflowing with the boundless joy Hamp is famous for is ''Mojazz'' (in honor of his new record label), in which he's joined by pianist Junior Mance and saxophonist Jerry Weldon. B

Originally posted Aug 04, 1995 Published in issue #286 Aug 04, 1995 Order article reprints
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