Jazz drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton plays the drums with brushes during a recording session in the 1950s.

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton dead at 92

Jazz drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton plays the drums with brushes during a recording session in the 1950s.

Chico Hamilton: Three Faces Of Chico/Gongs East!

Chico Hamilton: Three Faces Of Chico/Gongs East!

The Blues In Stereo - Gerry Mulligan, Chico Hamilton, Bud Shank (Japanese Pressing)

The Blues In Stereo - Gerry Mulligan, Chico Hamilton, Bud Shank (Japanese Pressing)

Ian Chico Hamilton Aston Villa 1974/75

Ian Chico Hamilton Aston Villa 1974/75

Cellist / composer Tomeka Reid and saxophonist / composer Nick Mazzarella have become valuable contributors to the Chicago music scene(s) for over a decade. This collection of duets demonstrates equally their instrumental skills and innate musicality. The saxophone / cello combination goes back to at least the '50s with the Chico Hamilton Quintet and recordings by Eric Dolphy and Ron Carter in the '60s. Most relevant here though is the pairing of Julius Hemphill and Abdul Wadud in the '70s…

Cellist / composer Tomeka Reid and saxophonist / composer Nick Mazzarella have become valuable contributors to the Chicago music scene(s) for over a decade. This collection of duets demonstrates equally their instrumental skills and innate musicality. The saxophone / cello combination goes back to at least the '50s with the Chico Hamilton Quintet and recordings by Eric Dolphy and Ron Carter in the '60s. Most relevant here though is the pairing of Julius Hemphill and Abdul Wadud in the '70s…

Chico Hamilton - Gengis (from the album "The Master" released on Stax records in 1973)

Chico Hamilton - Gengis (from the album "The Master" released on Stax records in 1973)

Bruce Rioch, Tommy Docherty, Ian Chico Hamilton & Neil Rioch Aston Villa 1969/70

Bruce Rioch, Tommy Docherty, Ian Chico Hamilton & Neil Rioch Aston Villa 1969/70

Chico Hamilton: Chico Hamilton Trio

Chico Hamilton: Chico Hamilton Trio

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