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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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Known For

Catch Me If You Can Soundtrack
Jungle Fever Music Department
Independent Lens Soundtrack
The Alcoa Hour Woosh Johnson


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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")
 1988 School Daze (as Milton Hinton, "Straight & Nappy")
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Show Show Self (14 credits)
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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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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1996. See more »


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