Lionel Hampton Funeral Arrangements Set


The funeral plans for Lionel Hampton, who died Saturday of complication from old age at the age of 94, have been set. There will be a public viewing on Friday, Sept. 6 from from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Riverside Church in New York, 120th St. and Riverside Drive.

The ceremony will be held at the church on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.. Before the service, there will be a New Orleans second-line jazz group marching to the church in front of the casket from the Apollo Theater on 125th Street to Riverside. This starts at 9:30 a.m., and the public is invited to attend.

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