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Milt Hinton (1910–2000)

Milt Hinton is an accomplished jazz bassist. He is most well known for being the bass player for late Cab Calloway. He is also a world-renowned jazz photographer, and has published several books of his photography. He currently suffers from Parkinson's disease and no longer plays music. See full bio »

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Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can Soundtrack
A Great Day in Harlem
A Great Day in Harlem Miscellaneous Crew
Jungle Fever
Jungle Fever Music Department
The Spitball Story


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  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photographs of Milt Hinton (2005) ... (performer: "Wade in the Water", "The Walls Fall", "Travelin' All Alone", "This Time It's Us", "Slap Happy", "Old Man Time", "Tin Top Alley Blues") / (writer: "The Walls Fall", "This Time It's Us", "Slap Happy", "Tin Top Alley Blues" - as M. Hinton)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (performer: "I've Got the World on a String")
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 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Woosh Johnson
- The Magic Horn (1956) ... Woosh Johnson
 1945 Caldonia (Short)
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 1991 Jungle Fever (musician: bass)
 1976 People, People, People (Short) (musician: bass - as Thad Jones Mel Lewis Band)
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 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary) (source: original 8 mm film)
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 1997 The Spitball Story (Documentary short)
 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
 1986-1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself, jazz musician
- Billie Holiday: The Long Night of Lady Day (1986) ... Himself, jazz musician
 1992 Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story (Documentary)
 1989 The Pat Sajak Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.44 (1989) ... Himself
 1982 Great Vibes! Lionel Hampton & Friends (TV Movie)
 1971 Louis Armstrong: 1900 - 1971 (TV Movie documentary)
 1961 After Hours (Documentary short)
 1959 Timex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer
- The Golden Age of Jazz (1959) ... Himself - Announcer
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
Himself - Bassist with Red Allen / Himself - Bassist with Billie Holiday
- The Sound of Jazz (1957) ... Himself - Bassist with Red Allen / Himself - Bassist with Billie Holiday
 1947 Hi De Ho
Himself - Bassist in Cab Calloway's Small Band (uncredited)
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 2005 Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection (Video)
Himself - Bassist

Personal Details

Other Works:

1965: Worked as a session musician for Bill Haley.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thad Jones Mel Lewis Band

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