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Hampton Hawes

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by moonfire, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. moonfire


    Mar 25, 2010

    Can someone tell me how to properly pronounce Hampton's last name?

    is it Haze or Haaz or ???

  2. I bet Hampton Hawes could tell you.
    Myself, I'd guess *hawz* like *hogs* w/o the g.
    How in the world would you get *Hays* from that?
  3. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    It's pause for the cause with Hampton Hawes...
  4. moonfire


    Mar 25, 2010
    that would be difficult...he died in 1977.

    I guess I'm guilty of asking a dumb question? :confused:
  5. moonfire


    Mar 25, 2010
    :) thanks!

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