It was: Grammy-winned Trombonist And Composer He was 89

It was: Grammy-winned Trombonist And Composer He was 89 ...

His grandson confirmed that he died at the age of 89, but his cause still hasnt been confirmed.

The National Endowment for the Arts named him a Jazz Master. This was the foundation for the university of the South West.

In the 1980s, he founded a nine trombone ensemble.

Hampton married Adolph Gardner in 1948, dividing his mother in 1997; Survivors are: his brother Maceo; his children Jacquelyn, Lamont, and Locksley, Jr.; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

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