Lionel Hampton Jazz Project

Lincoln Foundation is pleased to announce the Lionel Hampton Jazz Project.  Featured acts include Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet and Dick Sisto’s Vibraganic Trio with Marlin McKay  The concert pays tribute to Hampton, a Louisville native and American jazz vibraphonist, innovator, actor, showman, and entertainer.

Date: Friday, August 23, 2019
Pre-concert reception: 5:30 pm

Concert: 7:00 pm
Venue: KCD Theater

The evening includes a brief recognition program and presentation of the prestigious Spirit of Excellence Award. The Spirit of Excellence Award recognizes individuals in the community who exemplify an active voluntary commitment to education, human/community service, and leadership. The 2019 honoree is Dr. F. Bruce Williams of Bates Memorial Baptist Church.

Proceeds from the Lionel Hampton Jazz Project benefit Lincoln Foundation’s signature Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program®.  To purchase tickets, visit

Special thanks to the following corporate sponsors for making this event possible.

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