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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NEA Jazz Masters

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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), every year honors up to seven jazz musicians with Jazz Master Awards.

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), every year honors up to seven jazz musicians with Jazz Master Awards.

2004: Jim Hall, Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Luther Henderson, Nat Hentoff, Nancy Wilson

Kenneth Lampl

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American composer and lecturer known for his film, television and choral music.

American composer and lecturer known for his film, television and choral music.

Born in the Bronx, New York, Lampl studied saxophone with Paul Jeffrey and Sahib Shihab at Rutgers University and was a member of the Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble After college he went on tour with jazz drummer Chico Hamilton giving performances at Lincoln Center, the Apollo Theater and the JVC Jazz Festival.

The Further Adventures of El Chico

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The Further Adventures of El Chico is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.

Chico Hamilton Trio Introducing Freddie Gambrell

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Chico Hamilton Trio Introducing Freddie Gambrell is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton, released on the World Pacific label.

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Sweet Smell of Success

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1957 American film noir drama film directed by Alexander Mackendrick, starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, and Martin Milner, and written by Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman, and Mackendrick from the novelette by Lehman.

1957 American film noir drama film directed by Alexander Mackendrick, starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, and Martin Milner, and written by Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman, and Mackendrick from the novelette by Lehman.

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Cellist Fred Katz and drummer Chico Hamilton, who briefly appear in the film as themselves, wrote a score for the movie, which was ultimately rejected in favor of one by Elmer Bernstein.

The Chico Hamilton Special

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The Chico Hamilton Special is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton recorded in 1960 and released on the Columbia label.

Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce

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Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce (full title The Chico Hamilton Quintet Plays Selections from Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce) is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton featuring jazz adaptations of tunes from the Broadway musicals Bye Bye Birdie and Irma La Douce recorded in 1960 and released on the Columbia label.

Jim Aton

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American jazz bassist, pianist, vocalist and composer.

American jazz bassist, pianist, vocalist and composer.

Aton became acquainted with saxophonist Buddy Collette at this period and was subsequently offered the job as the original bassist in the piano-less quintet that Collette co-led with drummer Chico Hamilton, joining guitarist Jim Hall and cellist Fred Katz.

The Gamut (album)

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The Gamut is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1968 and originally released on the Solid State label.

Eric Person

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American alto and soprano saxophone player and leader of Meta-Four and Metamorphosis.

American alto and soprano saxophone player and leader of Meta-Four and Metamorphosis.

He's performed and recorded with jazz masters McCoy Tyner, Dave Holland, Houston Person, Donald Byrd, Chico Hamilton, John Hicks and the World Saxophone Quartet, and rock, funk and world music figures like Vernon Reid, Ben Harper, Ofra Haza and Bootsy Collins.