German jazz composer, vibraphonist, flutist, bass clarinetist, and occasional saxophonist and pianist.
Born: 31 August 1937 in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Hampel was dedicated to free jazz in the 1960s, founding the label. He worked with John McLaughlin, Muruga Booker, Laurie Allan, Udo Lindenberg, Pierre Courbois, Archie Shepp, Marion Brown, Steve McCall, and Perry Robinson, et al.
In the 1970s he formed the Galaxie Dream Band, who also had core member, vocalist <a... Read More|
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Was married to jazz vocalist Jeanne Lee, and their daughter is also a singer, Cavana Lee Hampel who he has worked with. Hampel and Lee also released an album named after their daughter, "[m=467469]" (1982).