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Jimmy Hamilton

sax, cl, ts, 1917-1994 US, Dillon, South Carolina
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. James Hamilton

Jimmy Hamilton (May 25, 1917 – September 20, 1994) was an American jazz clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, arranger, composer, and music educator, best known for his twenty-five years with Duke Ellington.

        
Instruments
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Tenor sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Sophisticated Lady - Remastered on Greatest Hits by Duke Ellington
Satin Doll - live on The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World by Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson
Stupid But Not Crazy on Can't Help Swingin' by Jimmy Hamilton
Supreme Being on Second Sacred Concert by Duke Ellington
Very Tenor - live on The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World by Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson
Gurdle Hurdle - live on The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World by Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson
Route 9w on Can't Help Swingin' by Jimmy Hamilton
Two For One on Can't Help Swingin' by Jimmy Hamilton
Tenderly on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington
The Mooche on Ellington, Duke: Duke Ellington - The Forum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by Duke Ellington

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Jimmy Hamilton And Clarinet Lament - Tribute To Barney Bigard And Russell ProcopeJimmy Hamilton2014Album
Can't Help Swingin'Jimmy Hamilton1999Compil.
In Concert At The Public Theater Volumes I/IIThe Clarinet Summit - Alvin Batiste / Jimmy Hamilton / John Carter / David Murray1991Compil.
Jimmy Hamilton And The New York Jazz QuintetJimmy Hamilton And The New York Jazz Quintet1991Compil.
Tulsa To HarlemCab Calloway, Ernie Fields, Jimmy Hamilton1988Compil.
The Benny Morton And Jimmy Hamilton Blue Note SwingtetsBenny Morton And Jimmy Hamilton1986Compil.
In Concert At The Public Theater Vol.IIThe Clarinet Summit - Alvin Batiste / Jimmy Hamilton / John Carter / David Murray1985Album
Rediscovered At The BuccaneerJimmy Hamilton1985Album
In Concert At The Public TheaterThe Clarinet Summit - Alvin Batiste / Jimmy Hamilton / John Carter / David Murray1984Album
Swing Hi - Swing LoIke Quebec / Jimmy Hamilton / John Hardee / Benny Morton1969Compil.
It's About TimeJimmy Hamilton1961Album
Can't Help SwingingJimmy Hamilton1961Album
Jimmy Hamilton And The New York Jazz QuintetJimmy Hamilton And The New York Jazz Quintet1956Album
Clarinet In High FiJimmy Hamilton1955Album
Old Uncle Bud / Blues In My Music RoomJimmy Hamilton And The Duke's MenAlbum
External Links
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