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Foresthorn Hamilton

Foresthorn Hamilton, soprannominato Chico (Los Angeles, 20 settembre 1921Manhattan, 25 novembre 2013), è stato un batterista statunitense.

Dopo aver accompagnato Lester Young, Gerry Mulligan, Count Basie e Lena Horne, Hamilton nel 1955 fondò un suo quintetto, caratterizzato dalla presenza del violoncello come strumento conduttore, per poi affermarsi negli anni seguenti come bandleader.

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  • 1955: Chico Hamilton Quintet featuring Buddy Collette (Pacific Jazz)
  • 1955: The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet (World Pacific) - released 1960
  • 1956: Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi (Pacific Jazz)
  • 1953-56: Chico Hamilton Trio (Pacific Jazz)
  • 1957: Chico Hamilton Quintet (Pacific Jazz)
  • 1957: Zen: The Music of Fred Katz (Pacific Jazz)
  • 1957: Sweet Smell of Success (Decca)
  • 1958: South Pacific in Hi-Fi (World Pacific)
  • 1958: Chico Hamilton Trio Introducing Freddie Gambrell (World Pacific)
  • 1958: The Original Ellington Suite (Pacific Jazz) with Eric Dolphy - released 2000
  • 1958: The Chico Hamilton Quintet with Strings Attached (Warner Bros.)
  • 1958: Gongs East! (Warner Bros.)
  • 1959: Ellington Suite (World Pacific)
  • 1959: The Three Faces of Chico (Warner Bros.)
  • 1959: That Hamilton Man (Sesac)
  • 1960: Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce (Columbia)
  • 1960 The Chico Hamilton Special (Columbia)
  • 1962: Drumfusion (Columbia)
  • 1962: Passin' Thru (Impulse!)
  • 1963: A Different Journey (Reprise)
  • 1963: Man from Two Worlds (Impulse!)
  • 1965: Chic Chic Chico (Impulse!)
  • 1966: El Chico (Impulse!)
  • 1966: The Further Adventures of El Chico (Impulse!)
  • 1966: The Dealer (Impulse!)
  • 1968: The Gamut (albu (Solid State)
  • 1969: The Head Hunters (Solid State)
  • 1970: El Exigente: The Demanding One (Flying Dutchman)
  • 1973: The Master (Enterprise)
  • 1974: Montreux Festival (Stax) - live album shared with Albert King and Little Milton
  • 1975: Peregrinations (Blue Note)
  • 1976: Chico Hamilton and the Players (Blue Note)
  • 1977: Catwalk (Mercury)
  • 1979: Reaching for the Top (Nautilus)
  • 1980: Nomad (Elektra)
  • 1988: Euphoria (Swallow)
  • 1990: Transfusion
  • 1991: Reunion
  • 1992: Arroyo
  • 1993: Trio!
  • 1993: Dreams Come True (Joyous Shout!) with Andrew Hill - released 2008
  • 1994: My Panamanian Friend (The Music of Eric Dolphy)
  • 1994: Dancing to a Different Drummer (Soul Note)
  • 1998: Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings of the Chico Hamilton Quintet
  • 1999: Timely
  • 2001: Foreststorn
  • 2002: Thoughts Of...
  • 2006: Juniflip (Joyous Shout!)
  • 2006: Believe (Joyous Shout!)
  • 2006: 6th Avenue Romp (Joyous Shout!)
  • 2006: Heritage
  • 2007: Hamiltonia
  • 2007: Mysterious Maiden (180 gram vinyl LP)
  • 2008: It's About Time EP
  • 2008: Alternative Dimensions of El Chico (Joyous Shout!)
  • 2008: Trio! Live @ Artpark
  • 2009: The Alternative Dimensions of El Chico (12" double vinyl)
  • 2009: Twelve Tones of Love
  • 2011: Revelation (10" vinyl EP)
  • 2011: Euphoric (EP)
  • 2011: Revelation

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