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Jazz Musician of the Day: Chico Hamilton

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JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE DAY


Chico Hamilton

Legendary jazz drummer and bandleader Foreststorn ‘Chico’ Hamilton, born September 21st, 1921 in Los Angeles, had a fast track musical education in a band with his schoolmates Charles Mingus, Illinois Jacquet, Ernie Royal... more


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