Milt Hinton Obituary

Jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton died Tuesday in New York at the age of 90. His musical career spanned 70 years, and he played bass with almost every great 20th century jazz musician from Louis Armstrong and Cab Calloway to John Coltrane.

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