A report on Chico Hamilton

Chico Hamilton appearing at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, August 26, 2007

American jazz drummer and bandleader.

- Chico Hamilton
Chico Hamilton appearing at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, August 26, 2007

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Jim Hall in 2010

Jim Hall (musician)

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American jazz guitarist, composer and arranger.

American jazz guitarist, composer and arranger.

Jim Hall in 2010
Jim Hall at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, October 29, 1980.
Jim's picks Heavy (white), Medium (tortoise shell), Light (black)

In 1955 and 1956, Hall played in Chico Hamilton's quintet, a group associated with the cool jazz movement, and Hall's playing began to gain attention from critics and fellow musicians.

The Three Faces of Chico

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The Three Faces of Chico is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton, recorded in 1959 and released on the Warner Bros. label.

Passin' Thru (Chico Hamilton album)

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Passin' Thru is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in September 1962 and released in February 1963 on the Impulse! label.

George Bohanon

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Jazz trombonist and session musician from Detroit, Michigan.

Jazz trombonist and session musician from Detroit, Michigan.

In 1962, he replaced Garnett Brown in the Chico Hamilton Quintet.

Jazz on a Summer's Day

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Concert film set at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, directed by commercial and fashion photographer Bert Stern and Aram Avakian, who also edited the film.

Concert film set at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, directed by commercial and fashion photographer Bert Stern and Aram Avakian, who also edited the film.

The film features performances by Jimmy Giuffre; Thelonious Monk; Sonny Stitt; Anita O'Day; Dinah Washington; Gerry Mulligan; Chuck Berry; Chico Hamilton, with Eric Dolphy; and Louis Armstrong, with Jack Teagarden.

In concert in Toronto, August 19, 1978

Dexter Gordon

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American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and actor.

American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and actor.

In concert in Toronto, August 19, 1978
At the 1980 Edison Award, Amsterdam
Dexter Gordon at Mountain Winery Jazz Festival, Saratoga CA 1981

While still at school, he played in bands with such contemporaries as Chico Hamilton and Buddy Collette.

Chico Hamilton Quintet featuring Buddy Collette

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Chico Hamilton Quintet featuring Buddy Collette (rereleased as Spectacular!) is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton's Quintet featuring multi-instrumentalist Buddy Collette, released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Chic Chic Chico

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Chic Chic Chico is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1965 for the Impulse! label.

The Dealer (album)

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The Dealer is a 1966 album by jazz drummer/bandleader Chico Hamilton.

Man from Two Worlds

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Man from Two Worlds is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1963 for the Impulse! label.