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Milt Hinton

b, 1910-2000 US, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Milton John Hinton Junior Hifitz

American jazz double bassist and photographer. He was nicknamed "The Judge". Born: June 23, 1910 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Died: December 19, 2000 in Queens, New York.

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Blues
Plays With
2nd George Barnes Quartet
Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet
Al Cohn And His "Charlie's Tavern" Ensemble
Al Cohn And His Orchestra
Al Cohn Quintet
Al Cohn's Natural Seven
Alex Kallao Trio
Andy Gibson And His Orchestra
Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy
Art Farmer/Lee Konitz Quintet
Benny Goodman Octet
Benny Goodman Septet
Bill Watrous Combo
Billy Byers And His Orchestra
Bobby Hackett And His Jazz Band
Bobby Jaspar Quintet
Buck Clayton And His Orchestra
Buddy DeFranco Quartet
Cab Calloway And His Orchestra
Carmen Leggio Quartet
Chu Berry And His Orchestra
Coleman Hawkins Quartet
Cozy Cole All Stars
Dick Meldonian Quartet
Don Elliott And His Orchestra
Emmett Berry Sextet
George Russell Orchestra
George Williams And His Orchestra
Gil Evans And His Orchestra
Hal McKusick Quartet
Hal McKusick Quintet
Hank D'Amico Quartet
Henry "Red" Allen And His Orchestra
Howard McGhee Quintet
Jam Session At The Riverside
Jim Timmens And His Swinging Brass
Jimmy Rushing And His Orchestra
Joe Bushkin Quartet
Joe Newman Sextet
Joe Reisman And His Orchestra
Johnny Lytle Trio
Jonah Jones And His Cats
Jonah Jones Band
Larry Sonn Orchestra
Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra
Manny Albam And His Jazz Greats
Mel Davis Sextet
Mel Powell & His All-Stars
Milt Hinton & His Orchestra
Milt Hinton And Another Generation Of Swing
Osie Johnson And His Orchestra
Paul Barbarin And His Orchestra
Quincy Jones And His Orchestra
Ralph Burns And His Orchestra
Ray Ellis And His Orchestra
Red Norvo Combo
Ruby Braff All-Stars
Ruby Braff And His Big City Six
Ruby Braff Sextet
Sackville All Stars
Sam Price And His Kaycee Stompers
Shorty Rogers And His Augmented "Giants"
Soprano Summit
Steve Allen Quartet
Steve Allen Trio
Stewart - Williams & Co.
Summit Reunion
Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra
The Benny Carter All-Star Sax Ensemble
The Benny Goodman Quartet
The Bernie Leighton Quartet
The Billy Byers-Joe Newman Sextet
The Bob Prince Tentette
The Butch Miles Sextet
The Danny Stiles Five
The Dave McKenna Swing Six
The Eddie Barefield Sextet
The Ernie Wilkins Group
The George Masso Quintet
The Hal McKusick Octet
The Ike Quebec Quintet
The Jazz All-Stars
The Joe Wilder Quartet
The Kenny Burrell Octet
The Lou Stein Trio
The Phil Bodner Quartet
The Secret 7
The Tony Scott Quartet
The Trio
The Zoot Sims Al Cohn Septet
Tiny Parham And His Musicians
Tony Parenti's All-Stars
Tony Scott And His Orchestra
Tony Scott Septet
Tony Scott Tentet
Urbie Green and His 6-Tet
Urbie Green And His All-Stars
Walter Thomas' Orchestra
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Woody Herman And The Fourth Herd
Woody Herman Octet
Zoot Sims All-Stars
Zoot Sims And His Orchestra
Zoot Sims Quartet
Tommy Shepard
The Trombones, Inc.
Hal Mooney And His Orchestra
The Big 18
Music Minus One
Pat Bowie
Azie Mortimer
Karen Brown
Red Prysock
George Russell & His Smalltet
Clea Bradford
The New York Bass Violin Choir
The Manhattan Pops Orchestra
The Dixie Rebels
Marian Montgomery
The Sax Section
Lew Douglas And His Orchestra
Kermit Leslie And His Orchestra
Maxine Sullivan And Her Jazz All-Stars
Eddie Thomas Singers
Herb Ellis Sextet
Sonny Stitt Sal Salvador Quintet
Paul Desmond With Strings
Brass Ensemble Of The Jazz And Classical Music Society
Dixieland All-Stars
The Bernie Leighton Quintet
Dick Wellstood's Wallerites
Cliff Jackson's Washboard Wanderers
Stan Rubin Orchestra
The Rhythm Section
The Benny Carter Group
Milton Delugg And The All-Stars
"Big Jeb" Dooley
The Tigertown Five
George Wein's Dixie Victors
Sue & Ralph Sharon
The Golden Men Of Jazz
Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Sextet
Eddie Miller's New Yorkers
Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra
Birdland Dream Band
The Rusty Dedrick Orchestra
Trummy Young All Stars
The Jonah Jones Sextet
The Stan Free Five
Osie Johnson's All-Stars
Sammy Spear And His Orchestra
Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Quartet
The Bob Hammer Band
Tommy Shepard And His Orchestra
The Perfect Jazz Quintet
The Walker Thomas All-Stars
Marky Markowitz Sextet
The Rhythmakers
The Cass Harrison Trio
The Basie Alumni
Walter Thomas And His All Stars
Pee Wee Erwin's Dixie Strutters
Rusty Dedrick And The Winds Of Change
Dave Apell Quintet
George Ryan All Stars
Sheri Connor And Her Memphis All Stars
Billy Byers e Sua Orquestra
Stan Rubin And His Tigertown Orchestra
Popular Tracks   
What's New on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight on Old Man Time by Milt Hinton
Body and Soul on Falling In Love With Paul Desmond by Paul Desmond
I Remember You on Clarinescapade by Various Artists
Summertime on The Basement Tapes by Milt Hinton
Old Man Time on Judge At His Best, the by Milt Hinton
Look Out Jack on Bassically With Blue by Milt Hinton
Raincheck on The Basement Tapes by Milt Hinton
Body and Soul on Milestones of Jazz Lagends: More Jazz Guitar, Vol. 6 by Jimmy Giuffre
Ev's Mad on Milestones of a Jazz Legend - Ben Webster, Vol. 1 by Ben Webster

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Judge At His Best: The Legendary Chiaroscuro Sessions 1973-1995Milt Hinton2018Compil.
Old Man TimeMilt Hinton2018Album
J.J. SpecialJonah Jones, Vic Dickenson, Sidney Bechet, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson, Urbie Green2007Compil.
Basically With BlueMilt Hinton2002Album
McShann/ Tate/ Hinton/ Heard/ SmithJay McShann, Buddy Tate, Milt Hinton, J.C. Heard, Carrie Smith1997Album
Laughing At LifeMilt Hinton1995Album
Summit Reunion 1992Kenny Davern, Milt Hinton, Dick Hyman, Bob Wilber, Bucky Pizzarelli, Bobby Rosengarden1994Album
Percussion And SwingJo Jones, Milt Hinton1993Album
Chapter IJon-Erik Kellso : Milt Hinton, Jeremy Kahn, Chuck Riggs, Scott Robinson1993Album
Old Man TimeMilt Hinton1990Album
The Basement TapesMilt Hinton1989Album
Hayward & HintonLance Hayward, Milt Hinton1987Album
All Aglow AgainSteve Clayton / Derek Smith / Milt Hinton / Bobby Rosengarden, Marlene VerPlanck1986Album
The Sackville All Star Christmas RecordJim Galloway And Milt Hinton And Gus Johnson And Ralph Sutton1986Album
The Sackville All Star Christmas RecordJim Galloway And Milt Hinton And Gus Johnson And Ralph Sutton1986Single
Rhythm Is Our BusinessJordan Sandke + Jaki Byard & Co. / Featuring Milt Hinton1986Album
Inner SparkSteve Clayton / Derek Smith / Milt Hinton / Bobby Rosengarden1984Album
For Sentimental ReasonsAl Hibbler / Hank Jones, Buddy Tate, Milt Hinton, Oliver Jackson1984Compil.
The JudgeThe Wolverines Jazzband Meets The "Judge" Milt Hinton1983Album
Just The Two Of UsArt Hodes With Milt Hinton1982Album
Ralph Sutton And The JazzbandRalph Sutton Featuring Ruby Braff, Kenny Davern, Bud Freeman, Milt Hinton, Gus Johnson, George Masso1981Album
Jazz GiantsBenny Carter And His Orchestra - Harry "The Hipster" Gibson Trio - Cecil Gant - Teddy Wilson - Milt Hinton & Oliver Jackson1981Compil.
OriginalsLouis Bellson / Jon Faddis / Milt Hinton / Hank Jones / Bob Malach / Bucky Pizzarelli1980Album
Who’s Who In Jazz Presents: Lionel HamptonLionel Hampton with Grady Tate, Milt Hinton, Hank Jones, Vinnie Bell, Candido, Arvell Shaw, Cozy Cole, "Big Chief" Russell Moore and Earl `Fatha` Hines1977Album
The TrioMilt Hinton / Bobby Rosengarden / Hank Jones1977Album
The Roots Of Dixieland Jazz Volume IIRex Stewart, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Marty Napoleon, Pee Wee Erwin, Milt Hinton, George Wettling, Arvell Shaw, Claude Hopkins1976Compil.
Milt Hinton And Friends: Here Swings The JudgeMilt Hinton1974Album
On Sunnie's Side Of The StreetRalph Sutton, Ruby Braff, Milt Hinton, Mousey Alexander1968Album
Jazz At StereovilleHank Jones, Billy Bauer, Milt Hinton, Gus Johnson1964Album
Here's LoveHank Jones - Kenny Burrell - Milt Hinton - Elvin Jones1963Album
Percussion And BassJo Jones And Milt Hinton1960Album
The Golden Era Of Dixieland Jazz 1887 - 1937Claude Hopkins, Pee Wee Erwin, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Milt Hinton, George Wettling1957Album
The SheikJonah Jones, Urbie Green, Edmond Hall, George Clarke, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson1957Single
East Coast Jazz/5 Part 1Milt Hinton1956Single
The Rhythm SectionThe Rhythm Section : Milt Hinton / Osie Johnson / Hank Jones / Barry Galbraith1956Album
The Golden Era Of Dixieland JazzPee Wee Erwin, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Claude Hopkins, Milt Hinton, George Wettling1956Compil.
East Coast Jazz #5Milt Hinton1955Album
East Coast Jazz/5Milt Hinton1955Album
East Coast Jazz / 5Milt Hinton1955Single
Basses Loaded!Milt Hinton / Wendell Marshall / Wyatt Ruther1955Single
I Got RhythmThe Rhythmakers, Nat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson1951Album
Sing Or PlayNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonSingle
Sing Or PlayNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonSingle
The Rhythm SectionBarry Galbraith - Hank Jones - Milt Hinton - Osie JohnsonSingle
Drumsticks, Trumpets & DixielandVic Dickenson / Marty Napoleon / George Wettling / Rex Stewart / Arvell Shaw / Buster Bailey / Pee Wee Erwin / Milt Hinton / Claude HopkinsAlbum
Bassicly With BlueMilt HintonAlbum
Volume 1 - Rhythm Records " I Got Rhythm" Music Minus One Tenor SaxNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonAlbum
Jazz Rhythm RecordsNat Pierce, Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonAlbum
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