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Chico Hamilton

dr, 1921-2013 US, Los Angeles
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Foreststorn Hamilton Forest Thorn

American Jazz Drummer, brother of Bernie Hamilton, born 20 September 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA, died 25 November 2013 in New York City, USA. For the Reggae Trumpeter please use Junior "Chico" Chin Artist Name Variation

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
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Conquistadores on El Chico by Chico Hamilton
People on El Chico by Chico Hamilton
Gengis on The Master by Chico Hamilton
For Mods Only on The Dealer by Chico Hamilton
Conquistadores '74 on The Master by Chico Hamilton
Beyond the Blue Horizon on Gongs East! by Chico Hamilton Quintet
Mysterious Maiden on Nomad by Chico Hamilton
Blues For O.T. on Man From Two Worlds by Chico Hamilton
El Chico on El Chico by Chico Hamilton
The Dealer on The Dealer by Chico Hamilton

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Title Artist Year Type
The Complete 1960-1961 SessionsCharles Lloyd & Chico Hamilton2017Album
Passin' Thru / Man Of Two WorldsChico Hamilton2015Compil.
Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint&Soul NoteChico Hamilton2014Compil.
The Inquiring MindChico Hamilton2013Album
El Chico / The Further Adventures Of El ChicoChico Hamilton2011Compil.
Buddy Collette & His West Coast FriendsBuddy Collette, Jim Hall, Chico Hamilton, Curtis Counce, John Anderson2009Compil.
Twelve Tones Of LoveChico Hamilton2009Album
Dreams Come TrueAndrew Hill and Chico Hamilton2008Album
It's About Time!Chico Hamilton2008Album
The Film Music Of Chico Hamilton: Sweet Smell Of Success And RepulsionChico Hamilton2008Compil.
The Alternative Dimensions Of El ChicoChico Hamilton2008Album
Mysterious MaidenChico Hamilton2007Album
HamiltoniaChico Hamilton2007Compil.
HeritageChico Hamilton2006Album
6th Avenue RompChico Hamilton2006Album
JuniflipChico Hamilton2006Album
BelieveChico Hamilton2006Album
Kerry's CaravanMudd & Chico Hamilton2005Album
A Different Kind Of JourneyChico Hamilton2005Album
Thoughts Of ...Chico Hamilton2002Album
ForeststornChico Hamilton2001Album
TimelyChico Hamilton1999Album
West Coast JazzGerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Chico Hamilton, Buddy Collette, Gerald Wiggins1996Album
My Panamanian FriendChico Hamilton1994Album
Dancing To A Different DrummerChico Hamilton1994Album
Trio!Chico Hamilton1993Album
EuphoriaChico Hamilton1989Album
Grand EncounterJohn Lewis, Bill Perkins, Percy Heath, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall1989Single
The Jazz Life 7(b5)Chico Hamilton1981Album
Mysterious MaidenChico Hamilton1980Album
NomadChico Hamilton1980Album
Reaching For The TopChico Hamilton1980Album
CatwalkChico Hamilton1977Album
Sessions, LiveThe Modern Jazz Quartet And Chico Hamilton1976Album
Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton, Eric Dolphy • Charles Lloyd • Gabor Szabo1976Compil.
Sessions, LiveCal Tjader / Chico Hamilton1976Album
Chico Hamilton And The PlayersChico Hamilton1976Album
PeregrinationsChico Hamilton1975Album
Conquistadores '74 / FancyChico Hamilton1974Single
Focus On: Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton Featuring: Eric Dolphy1974Compil.
Montreux FestivalAlbert King / Chico Hamilton / Little Milton1974Album
The MasterChico Hamilton1973Album
The Best Of Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton1972Compil.
His Great HitsChico Hamilton1971Compil.
Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton1970Single
El Exigente - The Demanding OneChico Hamilton1970Album
Easy Livin'Chico Hamilton1969Compil.
The Head HuntersChico Hamilton1969Album
The GamutChico Hamilton1968Album
Notti Di Terrore / RepulsioneJohn Scott E Chico Hamilton1966Single
The DealerChico Hamilton Introducing Larry Coryell1966Album
Jazz Milestones SeriesChico Hamilton1966Compil.
Siete Cuatro / Satin DollChico Hamilton1966Single
The Further Adventures Of El ChicoChico Hamilton1966Album
West Coast JazzGerry Mulligan / Chet Baker / Chico Hamilton / Buddy Collette / Gerald Wiggins1966Compil.
Carol`s WalkChico Hamilton1965Single
El ChicoChico Hamilton1965Album
Monday, Monday / Evil EyeChico Hamilton1965Single
Olé DixieYank Lawson And His Yankee Clippers Featuring Chico Hamilton1965Album
Chic* Chic ChicoChico Hamilton1965Album
Bang Bang ( My Baby Shot Me Down )Yank Lawson Featuring Chico Hamilton1965Single
The DealerChico Hamilton Featuring Larry Coryell1965Single
ConquistadoresChico Hamilton1965Single
Man From Two WorldsChico Hamilton1964Album
Forest FlowersChico Hamilton1964Single
Chico Hamilton With Paul HornChico Hamilton With Paul Horn1963Compil.
The Great Chico Hamilton Featuring Paul HornChico Hamilton Featuring Paul Horn1963Compil.
Blue SandsChico Hamilton1962Single
Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton1960Single
Swinging Lester YoungLester Young With Howard McGhee, Chico Hamilton, Willie Smith, Curtis Counce, Joe Albany, Vic Dickenson, Irving Ashby1958Compil.
Grand EncounterJohn Lewis, Bill Perkins, Percy Heath, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall1957Single
Gerry Mulligan / Paul DesmondGerry Mulligan, Gerry Mulligan Quartet Featuring Chet Baker, Chico Hamilton Also Paul Desmond, Barney Kessel, Dave Van Kriedt1956Compil.
Love Me Or Leave Me / I Can't Get StartedBill Perkins, John Lewis, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall, Percy Heath1955Single
Notti Di Terrore / RepulsioneJohn Scott E Chico HamiltonAlbum
Repulsion Main ThemeChico HamiltonSingle
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