Chico Hamilton

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Birthday
20, 1921
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Nov 25, 2013 (92)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1921
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Nov 25, 2013 (92)

About

American Jazz drummer and bandleader who has been the bandleader on more than fifty albums beginning in 1955.

Before Fame

In his early days he was in a band with Charles Mingus. He was in the film You'll Never Get Rich, released in 1941.

Trivia

He was appointed to the President's Council on the Arts.

Family Life

His brother is actor Bernie Hamilton.

Associated With

He was Lena Horne's drummer for six years in the 1960s.

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