Virtue Hampton Whitted

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Virtue Hampton Whitted (February 22, 1922, Middletown, Ohio – January 17, 2007, Indianapolis, Indiana) was a jazz singer and bassist.

In 1938 she moved to Indianapolis, Indiana and later formed the Hampton Sisters with her two sisters.[1] She became a major figure in Indianapolis's jazz community and the Hampton Sisters were inducted into the Indianapolis Jazz hall of fame in 1999.[2]

She died January 17, 2007 in Indianapolis, Indiana, aged 84, one week after suffering a stroke. She was the mother of jazz trumpeter Pharez Whitted and the sister of trombonist Slide Hampton.

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