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Chico Hamilton appearing at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, August 26, 2007
|Birth name||Foreststorn Hamilton|
|Born||September 20, 1921
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Died||November 25, 2013
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
West Coast jazz
|Associated acts||Dexter Gordon, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Jim Hall|
Hamilton was born Foreststorn Hamilton in Los Angeles, California on September 20, 1921. His brother was actor Bernie Hamilton. Hamilton died on November 25, 2013 in Manhattan, New York from unknown causes, aged 92.
References[change | edit source]
- Keepnews, Peter (26 November 2013). "Chico Hamilton, a California Cool Jazzman, Dies at 92". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/27/arts/music/chico-hamilton-a-california-cool-jazzman-dies-at-92.html?_r=0. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Barton, Chris (26 November 2013). "West Coast jazz great Chico Hamilton dies at 92". Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-jazz-great-chico-hamilton-dies-at-92-20131126,0,333720.story. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Official website
- Chico Hamilton at the Internet Movie Database
- MySpace Page
- Chico Hamilton - Drummer Café