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Chico Hamilton

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December 13, 2007 At 88, Katz has scored films, taught college courses and pioneered the jazz cello.

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September 21, 2006 Legendary jazz drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton celebrates his 85th birthday today.

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Chico Hamilton.

November 26, 2013 A linchpin of "cool" jazz, especially with his own '50s and '60s bands, he was 92.

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Charles Lloyd performs with pianist Jason Moran in Munich in early 2013.

March 15, 2013 Hear five tunes spanning the saxophonist's career, from '60s mysticism to modern spirituals.

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Folk Songs for Far Out Folk

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  • Album: Folk Songs for Far Out Folk
  • Artist: Fred Katz
  • Label: Reboot Stereophonic
  • Released: 1958
 

Man from Two Worlds

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  • Album: Man from Two Worlds
  • Artist: Chico Hamilton
  • Label: GRP
  • Released: 1993
 

Impulsive! Revolutionary Jazz Reworked

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  • Album: Impulsive! Revolutionary Jazz Reworked
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Impulse
  • Released: 2005