No photo available. Represent Chico Hamilton? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 41,399 this week

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 »

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things From This Week

"Star Trek: Discovery"

IMDb editors highlight the stories, faces, and trending stars that had us buzzing this week. What caught your eye?

Check out our picks from the week

Related News

You’ll Never Get Rich
| Trailers from Hell
200 Greatest Horror Films (50-41)
| SoundOnSight
120 Essential Horror Scenes Part 7: Meltdowns
| SoundOnSight

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 619 people
created 10 May 2011
 
a list of 100 people
created 31 Aug 2012
 
a list of 48 people
created 20 Sep 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Chico Hamilton's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights Soundtrack
(1997)
Repulsion
Repulsion Composer
(1965)
Jazz on a Summer's Day
(1959)
Fresh Dressed
Fresh Dressed Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Composer (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album; "The Great Chico Hamilton, featuring Paul Horn" (Crown Records). See more »

Official Sites:

Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

See also The Chico Hamilton Quintet for additional credits. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page