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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The Head Hunters

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

Peregrinations

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Peregrinations is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1975 and originally released on the Blue Note label.

Slim Gaillard (behind) and Slam Stewart

Slim & Slam

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Musical partnership in the late 1930s and early 1940s consisting of Bulee "Slim" Gaillard and Leroy Elliott "Slam" Stewart (bass and vocals).

Musical partnership in the late 1930s and early 1940s consisting of Bulee "Slim" Gaillard and Leroy Elliott "Slam" Stewart (bass and vocals).

Slim Gaillard (behind) and Slam Stewart

Other musicians who recorded with Slim & Slam included Charlie Parker, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Kenny Clarke, Al Killian, Chico Hamilton, Leo Watson and Garvin Bushel.

El Exigente: The Demanding One

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El Exigente: The Demanding One is an album by American jazz drummer/composer/bandleader Chico Hamilton released by the Flying Dutchman label in 1970.

Dreams Come True (Andrew Hill & Chico Hamilton album)

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Dreams Come True is an album of duets by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill and drummer Chico Hamilton recorded in 1993 but not released until 2008 on the Joyous Shout!

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You'll Never Get Rich

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1941 Hollywood musical comedy film with a wartime theme directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley, Cliff Nazarro, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

1941 Hollywood musical comedy film with a wartime theme directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley, Cliff Nazarro, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

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Publicity still with Astaire for film.

"March Milastaire (A-Stairable Rag)": Another Porter number contrasting march and jazz rhythms, danced in a "tour de force" tap solo by Astaire, who expresses his sudden joy of being in love by using his taps to make as much noise as possible. This time, the purely instrumental African-American backing group comprised the twenty-year-old Chico Hamilton on drums, Buddy Collette (clarinet), Red Mack (trumpet), Alfred Grant (guitar) and Joe Comfort (jug).

Grand Encounter

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Grand Encounter (subtitled 2° East / 3° West) is an album by pianist and composer John Lewis with saxophonist Bill Perkins, guitarist Jim Hall, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Chico Hamilton recorded for the Pacific Jazz label in 1956.

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Repulsion (film)

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1965 British psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, and starring Catherine Deneuve.

1965 British psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, and starring Catherine Deneuve.

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The film was scored by Chico Hamilton.

Chamber jazz

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Genre of jazz involving small, acoustic-based ensembles where group interplay is important.

Genre of jazz involving small, acoustic-based ensembles where group interplay is important.

Chico Hamilton – An early proponent.

Zen: The Music of Fred Katz

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Debut album by cellist and composer Fred Katz released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Debut album by cellist and composer Fred Katz released on the Pacific Jazz label.

Chico Hamilton - drums (tracks 1-3 & 5-8)