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Chico Hamilton (1921–2013)

Composer, conductor and drummer who formed his first band with schoolmates Ernie Royal, Charlie Mingus and Illinois Jacquet. He played in the orchestras of Lionel Hampton, Lester Young, Floyd Ray, Jim Mundy, Count Basie and Charlie Barnet. He formed a quartet with Gerry Mulligan in 1952, and then led his own quartet. Joining ASCAP in 1959, his ... See full bio »

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Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights Soundtrack
(1997)
Repulsion
Repulsion Composer
(1965)
Jazz on a Summer's Day
(1959)

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Album: "Going East!" (Warner Bros.) See more »

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Brother of actor Bernie Hamilton. See more »

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