Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi

Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton released on the Pacific Jazz label.[1][2] The bulk of album was recorded at two sessions in 1956 with a live drum solo recorded in 1954.

Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi
Studio album by
Released1956
RecordedNovember 12, 1954, January 4 and February 10 & 13, 1956
Music Box Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
GenreJazz
LabelPacific Jazz PJ-1216
ProducerRichard Bock
Chico Hamilton chronology
The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet
(1955)
Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi
(1956)
Chico Hamilton Trio
(1956)

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[3]

The Allmusic site rated the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listing

  1. "Jonalah" (Carson Smith) - 2:15
  2. "Chrissie" (Jim Hall) - 3:50
  3. "The Wind" (Russ Freeman) - 3:32
  4. "Gone Lover (When Your Lover Has Gone)" (Einar Aaron Swan) - 3:48
  5. "The Ghost" (Buddy Collette) - 5:05
  6. "Sleepy Slept Here (Santa Monica)" (Collette) - 4:08
  7. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Vernon Duke, John La Touche, Ted Fetter) - 4:07
  8. "The Squimp" (Fred Katz) - 1:47
  9. "Topsy" (Eddie Durham, Edgar Battle) - 4:43
  10. "Drums West" (Chico Hamilton) - 4:15
  11. "Sleep" (Adam Geibel, Earl Burtnett) - 2:26
  • Recorded at Stockton High School in Stockton, CA on November 12, 1954 (track 10), in Los Angeles, CA on January 4, 1956 (tracks 1-5) and at Music Box Theatre in Hollywood, CA on February 10 & 13, 1956 (tracks 6-9 & 11).

Personnel

References

  1. Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: 1200 series accessed June 5, 2015
  2. Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Pacific Jazz/Pacifica Album Discography accessed June 3, 2015
  3. Allmusic listing accessed June 5, 2015


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